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Dr William S Ely

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Dr William S Ely

  • Birth 1841
  • Death 15 Jan 1911
  • Burial Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
  • Plot Section V Lot 23
  • Memorial ID 8239730

Civil War Union Army Officer, Medical Pioneer. He enlisted as a surgeon in the 108th New York Volunteer Infantry in 1861 from the University of Rochester. He was with them at their first engagement at the battle of Antietam as Second Assistant Surgeon. He attained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and served at the Annapolis Hospital in Maryland. After the war he continued his medical education in New York City, became a renowned expert on tuberculosis and served on several State committees, including the New York State Board of Examiners.

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  • Created by: Mount Hope NY
  • Added: 3 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8239730
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr William S Ely (1841–15 Jan 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8239730, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Mount Hope NY (contributor 219) .