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Dr James N M Lynch
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Birth: 1822
South Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 7, 1887
Horn Hill
Limestone County
Texas, USA

Son of--
Thomas Lynch
Esther Bowman Lynch


On 4 May 1853 in Henry County, TN, married Margaret I Kendall.

Before marriage, James as a young man taught school in Henry County, TN, in an old red brick school house, and boarded with Mr. Ellis. His future bride was one of his students.


Medical Profession (errors in research or typing are those of scribe -dht)--

1850 -- Practiced medicine in Calloway County, KY
1853 -- Received Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelpia, PA (from Elk Grove, Henry Couty, TN before medical school; thesis "Rest , a Therapeutic Agent")
1860 -- Practiced medicine, in Calloway County, KY


Military (Source: National Museum of Civil War Medicine as of 2011; errors in research or typing are those of scribe -dht)--

* 13 Sep 1861--Enlisted, Union City, Obion County, TN,
1st Lt, Company C ("Kentuckians"), 33rd TN INF; CONFIDERATE SIDE

* 01 Mar 1862--1st Lt, Company C ("Kentuckians"), 33rd TN INF

* 01 Jul 1862--1st Lt, Company C ("Kentuckians"), 33rd TN INF

* 19 Jul 1862--Passed Army Board of Medical Examination for Surgeion, Tupelo, MS; Tendered resignation as 1st Lt, Company C ("Kentuckians"), 33rd TN; Acting Surgeion, 33rd TN INF

* 26 Sep 1862--Appointed Assistant Surgeon, Provisional Army of the Confederate States, to rank from 19 Jul 1862

* 24 Dec 1862--Assigned to duty, Surgeon, 19th SC Infantry

* 31 Dec 1862--Surgeon, 19th SC INF, left in charge of wounded, Murfreesboro, TN

* 00 Mar 1863--Prisoner, Old Capitol Prison, Washington, DC

* 29 Mar 1863--Prisoner, City Point, VA

* 21 Mar 1863--Surgeon, 19th SC INF - on conscript duty with General G. J. Pillow

* 13 Apr 1863--Surgeon, 24th MS Infantry

* 10 Jul 1863--Surgeon, 24th MS INF, General E.C. Walthall's Brigade, General J. M. Wither's Division, General L. Polk's Corps, Army of Tennessee

* 10 Dec 1863--Absent sick from 24th MS Infantry

* 06 Jan 1864--Surgeon, 24th MS INF, Newnan, Ga

* 30 Apr 1864--Surgeon, 27th MS INF

* 31 May 1864--Senior Surgeon, General E. C. Walthall's Brigade

* 13 Jun 1864--Surgeon, 24/27 (consolidated) MS INF

* 15 Aug 1864--Chief Surgeon, 27th MS INF, General W. F. Brantley's Brigade, Anderson's Division, Atlanta, GA

* 18 Jan 1865--Granted 24 days leave

* 26 Apr 1865--Prisoner of War

* 1865--Paroled, Greensboro, NC


Death & Burial--
See newsclipping of obit.
[Burial location details are unknown to this family scribe as of 21 Jul 2013. -dht]

Family links: 
  Margaret I Kendall Lynch (1836 - 1916)*
  John Thomas Bowman Lynch (1854 - 1930)*
  Devereux Venable Bowman Lynch (1858 - 1933)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Dorothy Hazel Tarr
Record added: Jul 21, 2013
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Dr James N M Lynch
Added by: Dorothy Hazel Tarr
Dr James N M Lynch
Added by: Dorothy Hazel Tarr
Dr James N M Lynch
Added by: Dorothy Hazel Tarr
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Dear Dr James N M Lynch, In Remembrance [Family connection through my maternal lineage]
- Dorothy Hazel Tarr
 Added: Jul. 21, 2013

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