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Dr Richard Watson Boisseau
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Birth: Sep. 4, 1835
Death: Apr. 24, 1887

From Amelia County, he earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia in 1856. On the twentieth day of January 1858, he married Marion E. Barnes. When the invaders came, he joined the 4th Virginia Cavalry and was promoted to sergeant. On 2/25/1862 he was discharged from the troop by a Surgeon's Certificate. By August he was serving at Winder Hospital in Richmond as an assistant surgeon. In February of 1864 he was back on the horse, this time with the First Virginia. On June 25th 1864 a shell took his right arm at the Battle of Nance's Shop. In December he resigned. He resumed the practice of medicine in Amelia, his office was at the courthouse village for many years.
(Bio. thanks to Mr. George Seitz) 
Family links: 
  Marion Barnes Boisseau (1838 - 1884)*
  Irene Boisseau Bailey (1865 - 1938)*
  John Arthur Boisseau (1868 - 1888)*
  Caleb Capers Boisseau (1876 - 1960)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Dr. F.T. Hambrecht, the compiler of an authoritative roster of Confederate Medical personnel gives several indications that the YOB on the stone is erroneous. The evidence suggests 1835- information from Mr. George Seitz
Hollywood Cemetery
Richmond City
Virginia, USA
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Record added: Nov 30, 2008
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Dr Richard Watson Boisseau
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Dr Richard Watson Boisseau
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Dr Richard Watson Boisseau
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