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Dr John Minson Galt, II
Birth: Mar. 19, 1819
James City County
Virginia, USA
Death: May 12, 1862
James City County
Virginia, USA

Father: Alexander D. Galt
Mother: Mary Dorothea Galt
1838 - A.B. degree, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
1841 - M.D. degree, University of Pennsylvania, Medical Department(from: VA; thesis: "Botany")
07/01/1841 - Appointed Superintendent, Eastern Lunatic Asylum, Williamsburg, James City Co., VA
1850 - Superintendent, Eastern Lunatic Asylum, Williamsburg, VA
1860 - Practiced medicine, Williamsburg, James City Co, VA
00/00/1862 - "Provided medicines and other supplies from the [Eastern Lunatic] Asylum to sick soldiers in Williamsburg, VA"
05/06/1862 - Union Army occupied Williamsburg, took over the Eastern Lunatic Asylum, and forbade Dr. Galt's entry.
05/18/1862 - Died, Williamsburg, James City Co., VA (cause of death: "indigestion" - some
accounts claim a self administerd overdose of
opium)

Note: Dr. Galt did not marry

This biographical sketch is from:
Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical
register of physicians who served the
Confederacy in a medical capacity.
06/28/2012. Unpublished database.

Thanks to Katie Hipple for identifying
the correct cemetery and the correct picture of
Dr. John Minson Galt II.
 
 
Burial:
Galt Family Cemetery
Williamsburg
Williamsburg City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: bioengineer
Record added: Jun 28, 2012
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Dr John Minson Galt, II
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Dr John Minson Galt, II
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Rest in Heavenly peace.
- William Neill
 Added: Feb. 17, 2014
 
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