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Dr John Philip Smith

Dr John Philip Smith

Birth
Virginia, USA
Death 29 Dec 1884 (aged 62)
Clarke County, Virginia, USA
Burial Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 100129135 · View Source
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Father: Philip Smith
Mother: Louisa Collier Christian
1840 - M.D. degree, University of Virginia,
Charlottesville, VA (fr: Clarke Co, VA)
03/27/1847 - Married, Sally Bland Newton
(she died in Clarke Co, VA, in 1867)
1846 - Professor, Theory and Practice
of Medicine, Winchester Medical College,
Winchester, Frederick Co, VA
1850 - Practiced medicine, Winchester,
Frederick Co., VA
05/16/1861 - Surgeon, Volunteer Forces of
Virginia, appointed by the Governor and
Council, assigned to Harpers Ferry, VA
06/24/1861 - Surgeon, Confederate States
Army, Winchester, VA
07/01/1861 - Appointed Surgeon, Provisional
Army of the Confederate States
07/01/1861-09/01/1861 - Surgeon, Winchester, VA
09/01/1861 - Assigned to temporary duty as
Surgeon, 2nd VA Infantry, near Centreville, VA
09/00/1861 - Surgeon, Camp Pickens,
Manassas, VA
10/18/1861 - Surgeon, 2nd VA Infantry
11/01/1861 - Surgeon, 2nd VA Infantry
Centreville, Fairfax Co, VA
11/06/1861 - Surgeon, 2nd VA Infantry
camp near Winchester, VA
11/11/1861-03/11/1862 - Surgeon, Winchester, VA
03/31/1862-04/06/1862 - Surgeon,
Mt. Jackson, VA
05/26/1862 - Surgeon, Winchester, VA
09/02/1862 - Relieved from duty as Inspector
of Hospitals and will report to Surgeon
[Lafayette] Guild, Medical Director, &c.,
Gordonsville, VA [S.O. 205/25]
09/30/1862 - Surgeon, Winchester, VA
10/00/1862 - Surgeon-in-charge, Post at
Winchester, VA
11/08/1862 - Surgeon-in-charge,
Gen. Hospital, Winchester, VA
11/13/1862 - "An Army Medical Board
composed of the following officers is detailed
for the examination of medical officers
and applicants for appointment in the Medical
Department, serving with the army under the
command of General Robert E. Lee:
Surgeon J. P. Smith, president ….."
[S.O. 266/16]
01/20/1863 - At a camp near New Market [VA]
07/15/1863 - "Surgeon J. P. Smith is assigned
to duty in charge of the general hospitals
in Winchester and will report accordingly"
[S.O. 167/24]
07/26/1863 - Received pay, Mt. Jackson, VA
07/27/1863 - Surgeon, Winchester, VA
08/08/1863 - Ordered to report to
Senior Surgeon P. E. Hines, Petersburg,
to relieve [John Herbert] Claiborne,
Surgeon-in-charge, Confederate Hospital
08/18/1863 - Ordered to "report to
Senior Surgeon P. E. Hines, Petersburg, VA,
for assignment to duty as Senior Surgeon
of Board of Examiners"
08/19/1863 - Senior Surgeon, Medical
Examining Board, Petersburg, VA [S.O. 125/5]
11/10/1863 - "In addition to his present
duties will relieve Surgeon J. H. Claiborne
in charge of the Confederate Hospital,
Petersburg, VA"
03/01/1864 - Surgeon-in-charge,
Confederate Hospital, Petersburg, VA
04/23/1864 - Senior Surgeon,
Medical Examining Board, Petersburg, VA
05/11/1864 - Surgeon-in-charge,
Confederate Hospital, Petersburg, VA
05/26/1864 - Replaced as Surgeon,
Confederate Hospital, Petersburg, VA,
by Surgeon[Gillespie S.] West
05/00/1864 - Chairman, Medical Examining
Board, Petersburg, VA
06/06/1864 - Senior Surgeon, Medical
Examining Board, Petersburg, VA
07/01/1864 - Senior Surgeon, Medical
Examining Board, Petersburg, VA
08/04/1864 - Chairman, Medical Examining
Board, Petersburg, VA
09/02/1864 - Left on leave, from
Petersburg, VA (30 days)
10/17/1864 - Assigned to temporary special
duty at Camp Lee [VA]
11/15/1864 - Granted 30 days leave
12/05/1864 - Left on leave, from
Petersburg, VA (30 days)
01/06/1865 - Returned to hospitals,
Petersburg, VA
02/00/1865 - Surgeon in hospitals,
Petersburg, VA
12/14/1867 - Practiced medicine,
Millwood, Clarke Co, VA
1870 - Physician & farmer, Chapel Township,
Clarke Co, VA
1878 - Visitor, Virginia Agriculture and
Mechanical College (now Virginia
Polytechnic Institute and State
University), Blacksburg, VA
1880 - Practiced medicine, Chapel,
Clarke Co, VA
12/29/1884 - Died, "Wood Park", Clarke Co,
VA

Significant information for this biography was provided by Bob Krick.

This biographical sketch is from:
Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical
register of physicians who served the
Confederacy in a medical capacity.
11/04/2012. Unpublished database.


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  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100129135
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr John Philip Smith (27 Jan 1822–29 Dec 1884), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100129135, citing Mount Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by bioengineer (contributor 47026824) .