Dr Samuel Rambo

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Dr Samuel Rambo

  • Birth 24 Jun 1818 Edgefield, Edgefield County, South Carolina, USA
  • Death 6 May 1903 Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
  • Burial Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA
  • Memorial ID 60806683

RAMBO, Samuel

06/24/1818 - Born, Edgefield, SC (father: Daniel Rambo; mother: Jane Williams Fort)

1838 - M.D. degree, University of Pennsylvania, Medical Department,Philadelphia, PA (from: SC; thesis: "Plastic Force: Power of Formation and Nutrition")

1847 - Dentistry Degree, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery

Nov 30, 1847, Lexington, SC - Married, Lydia Fort

1848 - Practiced dentistry, Montgomery, Montgomery Co, AL

Deacon - First Baptist Church, Montgomery, AL

May, 1856 - "Best Shot" Montgomery True Blues Volunteer Militia

1860 - Practiced dentistry, Montgomery, Montgomery Co, AL

January 11, 1861 - The Secession flag of Alabama was, "...run up on the capitol dome under the direction of Dr. Samuel Rambo."

05/04/1863 - Enlisted, Samuel B. Marks, Company, Montgomery Guards [AL Militia], Montgomery Co, Alabama

05/04/1863 - 1st Sgt., Montgomery Guards [AL Militia]

06/01/1863 - Promoted to Jr. 2nd Lt., Montgomery Guards [AL Militia]

12/25/1863 - Jr. 2nd Lt., Montgomery Guards [AL Militia]

6/3/1864 - Sent to Atlanta, GA - Acting Assistant Surgeon, Fairground Hospital No.1

08/13/1864 - Pvt., Capt. Terrell's Co, Montgomery County [AL] Reserves

12/26/1864 - Acting Asst. Surgeon [contract physician], Confederate States Army, Concert Hall Hospital, Montgomery, AL

01/00/1865 - "Citizen Physician", Confederate States Army, Post of Montgomery, AL

02/00/1865 - Contract physician, Confederate States Army, Ladies Hospital, Montgomery, AL

02/28/1865 - Contract as Acting Asst. Surgeon closed
1869 - First Vice President, Alabama Dental Association

1870 - President, Alabama Dental Association

1870 - Practiced dentistry, Montgomery, Montgomery Co, AL

1874 - Practiced medicine, Montgomery, Montgomery Co, AL

1880 - Treasurer, Alabama Dental Association

1880 - Practiced dentistry, Montgomery, Montgomery Co, AL

1895 - Practiced medicine, Montgomery, Montgomery Co, AL

- Charter member, Southern Dental Association

- Member, National Dental Association

05/06/1903 - Died, Montgomery, Montgomery Co, AL (buried, Oakwood Cemetery,Montgomery, Montgomery Co, AL)



This biographical sketch is from:

Bill Rambo, Site Director, Confederate Memorial Park, Marbury, Alabama

Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical register of physicians who served the Confederacy in a medical capacity.

11/26/2012. Unpublished database.

Graciously provided by: F. Terry Hambrecht, M.D.
Senior Technical Advisor to the National Museum of Civil War Medicine


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  • Maintained by: Bill Rambo
  • Originally Created by: Lonewalker
  • Added: 29 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60806683
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Samuel Rambo (24 Jun 1818–6 May 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60806683, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Bill Rambo (contributor 48476323) .