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Dr John Thompson Kilby
Birth: Mar. 19, 1825
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1895
Sussex County
Virginia, USA

Father: John Thompson Kilby
Mother: Ann Newton Jones
1846-1847 - Attended, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
1847 - M.D. degree, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA (from: VA; thesis: "Dyspepsia")
1850 - Practiced medicine, Nansemond Co., VA
12/23/1857 - Married, Mary Hall Benn (she died in 1887)
1860 - Practiced medicine, Portsmouth Parish, Norfolk Co., VA [living with Mary H. - indexed in the 1860 U.S. Census as "M irw T Kilby]
05/15/1861 - Enlisted, Capt. John T. Kilby's Co. of Artillery (Craney Island Light Artillery), 4th Regiment VA Artillery, Churchland, Norfolk Co., VA [Note: This company subsequently became Co. I, 9th VA Infantry]
05/16/1861 - Capt., 9th VA Infantry
08/20/1861 - Capt., Co. I, 9th VA Infantry, Pinner's Point Battery, VA
10/00/1861 - Capt., Co. I, 9th VA Infantry
11/15/1861 - Absent on furlough
12/31/1861 - Capt., Co. I, 9th VA Infantry, Pinner's Point, VA
02/21/1862 - Capt., Co. I, 9th VA Infantry, Pinner's Point, VA
03/01/1862 - Re-enlisted "for the war"
03/01/1862 - Capt., Co. I, 9th VA Infantry, Pinner's Point Battery, VA
04/02/1862 - Capt., 9th VA Infantry, Pinner's Point, Norfolk Harbor, VA
04/30/1862 - Capt., Co. I, 9th VA Infantry
06/30/1862 - Capt., Co. I, 9th VA Infantry
08/02/1862 - Capt., Co. I, 9th VA Infantry, Watson's Farm
10/01/1862 - Capt., Co. I, 9th VA Infantry
10/02/1862 - Transferred [? to 3rd GA Infantry]
11/22/1862 - Surgeon, 3rd GA Infantry
12/03/1862 - Required to report to the Medical Director's Office, Army of Northern Virginia, why he failed to comply with instructions dated Nov. 24, 1862, relative to removal of sick and wounded to Hamilton's Crossing
04/20/1863 - Surgeon, 3rd GA Infantry, camp near Massaponax Church [Spotsylvania, Co., VA]
04/27/1863 - “Assistant Surgeon J. B. Kilby will proceed without delay to Tallahassee,Fla., and report to Major S. St. George Rogers, commandant, &c., for assignment to duty in examining conscripts in one of the congressional districts of Florida, pursuant to General Orders No. 101, Adjutant and Inspector-General’s Office, series for 1862.” [S.O. 102/6]
05/30/1863 - Appointed Surgeon, Provisional Army of the Confederate States, to rank
from 01/13/1863
05/30/1863 - Ordered to report to Gen. R. E. Lee for assignment to duty
01/30/1864 - Confirmed as Surgeon by the Confederate States Senate
03/28/1864 - Assignment [S.O. 73/9 - probably a re-assignment back to being Surgeon, 3rd GA Infantry]
04/05/1864 - Surgeon, 3rd GA Infantry
04/22/1864 - Surgeon, 3rd GA Infantry
04/22/1864 - Relieved from duty with the 3rd GA Infantry and ordered to report to the Medical Director, Richmond, VA, for duty in hospital at Petersburg, VA
04/24/1864 - Ordered to report to Surgeon Claiborne, Petersburg [VA] for assignment to duty
04/26/1864 - “Surgeon John T. Kilby will report without delay to Surgeon [W.A.] Carrington, medical director, at Richmond, for duty in hospital at Petersburg.” [S.O. 97/4]
04/26/1864 - Surgeon, Gen. Hospital, Petersburg, VA
04/29/1864 - Reported for duty as Surgeon, South Carolina Hospital, Petersburg, VA [S.O. 97 - A. & I.G.O.]
05/00/1864 - Surgeon, South Carolina Hospital, Petersburg, VA
06/00/1864 - Surgeon, South Carolina Hospital, Petersburg, VA
07/09/1864 - Relieved from duty at the South Carolina Hospital, Petersburg, VA, and ordered to report to Surgeon T[homas] M[iles] Palmer in charge, Howard's Grove Hospital, Richmond, VA [S.O. 149 - Medical Director's Office]
07/17/1864 - Surgeon, Howard's Grove Hospital, 3rd Division, Richmond, VA
07/17/1864 - Relieved from duty at Howard's Grove Hospital and ordered to report to Surgeon Claiborne-in-charge, Gen. Hospital, Petersburg, VA, for assignment to duty at South Carolina Hospital [S.O. 159 - Medical Director's Office]
08/19/1864 - Relieved from duty at South Carolina Hospital, Petersburg, VA, and ordered to assume charge of the Confederate Hospital at that post
08/20/1864 - Assigned as Surgeon-in-charge, Confederate Hospital, Petersburg, VA [S.O. 183/1 - Surgeon General, C.M.D.]
09/13/1864 - Surgeon, Confederate Hospital, Petersburg, VA
10/00/1864 - Surgeon, Confederate Hospital, Petersburg, VA
01/05/1865 - Surgeon-in-charge, Confederate States Hospital, Petersburg, VA
03/18/1865 - Surgeon-in-charge, Confederate States Hospital, Petersburg, VA
1870,1874,1880 - Practiced medicine, Suffolk, Nansemond Co., VA
07/28/1887 - Wife, Mary Hall Benn Kilby, died
1890,1893 - Practiced medicine, Suffolk, Nansemond Co., VA
07/02/1895 - Died, Nansemond Co., VA (buried: Cedar Hill Cemetery, Suffolk Co., VA

Scott Hutchison, Michael Angelo, and Bob Krick provided input to this biography.

This biographical sketch is from:
Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical
register of physicians who served the
Confederacy in a medical capacity.
10/14/2014. Unpublished database.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Thompson Kilby (1808 - 1858)
  Ann Newton Jones Baker Kilby (1799 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary H. Benn Kilby (1839 - 1887)*
 
 Children:
  Lelian Lee Kilby Elam (1868 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Suffolk
Suffolk City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Block E
 
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Originally Created by: Scott Hutchison
Record added: Nov 12, 2004
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Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Sep. 22, 2014
Great-Grandpa, wish I'd gotten a chance to meet you!
- Kathy Brigham
 Added: Oct. 26, 2010
John Thompson Kilby 9th Virginia Infantry, Company I, Captain Transferred to 3rd Georgia Infantry, Surgeon Kilby was born March 19, 1825, the son of John Thompson and AnnNewton Jones Baker Kilby. He attended medical school in Paris.Kilby married Mary H. B...(Read more)
- charles mcdonald
 Added: Jun. 5, 2009
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