|Birth: ||Mar. 29, 1835|
|Death: ||Jul. 28, 1861|
Father: Edward Padelford, Sr.
Mother: Elizabeth Louisa Farnum
1850 - Lived with parents, Taunton, Bristol Co., MA
- ?Attended Georgia Military Institute
09/00/1852 - Matriculated, Yale College, Hartford, CT
06/00/1853 - Left Yale College
1856 - M.D. degree, Savannah Medical College, Savannah, Chatham Co., GA
05/14/1859 - Applied for a U. S. Passport "to travel abroad (Personal Description - age: 24 years; stature: 5 ft., 10 in. ; forehead: high; eyes: chestnut; nose: prominent; mouth: medium; chin: narrow; hair: brown; complexion: florid; face: thin)
1860 - Practiced medicine, Savannah, Chatham Co., GA
- Member, Oglethorpe [GA] Light Infantry
06/00/1861 - Acting Asst. Surgeon [contract physician], 8th GA Infantry
07/28/1861 - Died, Capon Springs, VA [now WV] (cause: dysentery; buried: Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham Co, GA)
"Died, - At Capon Springs, Va., 28th ult., of dysentery, Dr. George P. Padelford, youngest son of Edward Padelford, Esq., of Savannah, Ga." Notice of death from: Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, August 15, 1861, vol. 65, p. 48.
Note: George's brother, Edward Padelford, Jr., was 1st Lt., commanding Co. B, Georgia Infantry, 18th Battalion. On May 31, 1863, the following was inserted into Edward Padelford's Confederate military record, "Lieut. Padelford went to Savannah, GA, with a 24 hour leave[,] was taken sick and has not yet recovered." He died in Savannah, GA, June 7, 1863, of typhoid fever.
This biographical sketch is from:
Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical
register of physicians who served the
Confederacy in a medical capacity.
07/14/2014. Unpublished database.
The following was added by Connie and Larry Scarborough, the creators of this memorial.
Born in Naples Italy while his parents were on a tour (passport application). Surgeon during the Civil War (Georgia 8th Infantry).
Edward Padelford (1799 - 1870)
Elizabeth Louisa Farnum Padelford (1803 - 1869)
Caroline Padelford (1827 - 1858)*
Edward Padelford (1831 - 1863)*
Marion Padleford Foster (1833 - 1923)*
George P Padelford (1835 - 1861)
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Originally Created by: Larry & Connie Schultz S...
Record added: Mar 01, 2011
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