|Birth: ||Oct. 22, 1838|
|Death: ||Mar. 30, 1926|
After graduating from the Virginia Military Institute in 1859, he attended the University of Virginia, earning his Doctor of Medicine in 1861. In April of 1861, he became First Lieutenant of the Southern Guard at Harper's Ferry. In July of that year, he was Major, commanding the Battalion of University of Virginia Cadets. By the end of the year, he had passed the Army Board of Examination for Assistant Surgeon and was on hospital duty in Richmond. He remained there until the middle of 1863. He served on the staff of Lt. Genl. A.P. Hill as assistant surgeon with the rank of Captain during the campaign of 1863. At the end of the year, he accepted the position of Assistant Surgeon at V.M.I. As such, he was present with the Corps of Cadets at the 15 May 1864 Battle of New Market, where ten Cadets were killed and 57 wounded. He served V.M.I. through the end of the war. In 1867 he was Adjunct Professor at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. He practiced in Richmond for more than forty years and was for a period Chief Surgeon of the Richmond and Danville Railroad.
This biographical sketch is from:
Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical register of physicians who served the Confederacy in a medical capacity. Unpublished database.
Elizabeth Mayo Thom Ross
George Ross (1838 - 1926)
John DeHart Ross (1840 - 1912)*
William Alexander Ross (1843 - 1864)*
Erskine Mayo Ross (1845 - 1928)*
Mary Cameron Ross Buford (1848 - 1916)*
Plot: Section 5 Plot 12
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Sep 09, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21458879