|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1840|
|Death: ||May 18, 1920|
Enlisted July 1861 - Surgeon Co.I - 3rd Virginia Cavalry - Fitzhugh Lee Division. - CSA
His obituary states he died on the 18th.
The son of William Cole Powell, he attended Randolph-Macon College. In 1861, he earned his Medical degree from The University of the city of New York. In 1861 he also enlisted with the 3rd Virginia Cavalry CSA. Early in 1862, he was appointed as a Hospital Steward by the Secretary of War. In 1863, he was sent to Georgia to serve as a steward in an Atlanta military hospital. By 1864, he was at the Blind School Hospital in Macon, Georgia. On January 5, 1865, he married Mary Duke. During the 1880s and 1890s, he practiced medicine in at Dinwiddie County, Virginia. An honorary member of the Medical Society of Virginia, he was county superintendent of schools for Dinwiddie for twenty-seven years, as well as for fourteen years, the president of the Bank of Dinwiddie.
Thank you to F. Terry Hambrecht, M.D. Senior Technical Advisor to the National Museum of Civil War Medicine for the information.
Mary R Duke Powell (1845 - 1915)*
Bettie Baskerville Powell (1867 - 1942)*
Alexander Kennedy Powell (1870 - 1917)*
Hattie Claiborne Powell Fraser (1874 - 1904)*
Mary Powell Medlock (1877 - 1954)*
Eugene Cole Powell (1880 - ____)*
Delha Park Powell Carter (1883 - 1944)*
George Duke Powell (1887 - 1969)*
Good Shepherd Cemetery
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Jun 02, 2007
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