Dr Charles Lewis Chambers

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Dr Charles Lewis Chambers

  • Birth 18 May 1818 Staunton, Staunton City, Virginia, USA
  • Death 5 Aug 1894 Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Tipton, Cedar County, Iowa, USA
  • Plot lot 68
  • Memorial ID 57148942

Name: Charles L Chambers
Residence: Iowa
Age at Enlistment: 44
Enlistment Date: 30 Aug 1862
Rank at enlistment: Surgeon
State Served: Iowa
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Commissioned an officer in Company S, Iowa 35th Infantry Regiment on 18 Sep 1862.
Mustered out on 14 Aug 1863.
Birth Date: 18 May 1818
Death Date: 30 Mar 1919
Sources: Roster & Record of Iowa Soldiers in the War of Rebellion Research by R. Ross Houston

**5 Aug 1894 is the date of death given in Charles L. Chambers's probate, filed 14 Sept 1894 and confirmed by obituary**

**There is also a listing for Charles being buried at Oakwood cemetery, Linn co., Iowa, but under a different date of death. Obituary from Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa states that his remains were shipped to Tipton on the 12:20 Northwestern Passenger for interment.**

1878 History of Cedar County, Iowa

Chambers, Charles L., physician and surgeon, Tipton; born in Rockingham Co., Va., May 18, 1818; when 12 years of age, removed with his parents to Dayton, Ohio; received his education there, and studied medicine with his father, who was a physician; he came to Muscatine in 1847, and practiced his profession in that county for three years, and came to Tipton in June, 1850; has practiced his profession here for twenty-eight years, and longer than any physician in this county. He was in the army, Surgeon of the 35th Regt. I.V.I. Married Miss Ann E. Hudson Nov. 11, 1847; she was born near Lexington, Ky., and is a daughter of Rev. John Hudson, of Muscatine Co. He is the oldest minister in this Presbytery, being near 80 years of age. They have five children—Mrs. Bessie Kirk, of Wilton, Mary L., Willie H., George and Louis; they have lost three sons—Mustoe, John and Charles L.



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  • Created by: Jacie
  • Added: 16 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57148942
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Charles Lewis Chambers (18 May 1818–5 Aug 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57148942, citing Masonic Cemetery, Tipton, Cedar County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Jacie (contributor 47037786) .