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Dr Thomas Jefferson Fentress

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Dr Thomas Jefferson Fentress

  • Birth 10 Apr 1831 Virginia, USA
  • Death 11 Dec 1893 Virginia, USA
  • Burial Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 87098923

Father: John Fentress
Mother: Jacomine Green
Thomas Jefferson Fentress was born in
Princess Anne Co, Virginia
1853 - M.D. degree, Eclectic Medical Institute, Cincinnati, OH (from VA)
04/20/1861 - Enlisted, Virginia state troops, Cape Henry, Princess Anne Co, VA
04/30/1861 - Pvt, Co. D, Burroughs' Battalion VA Cavalry
00/00/1861 - Pvt, Co. A, (Princess Anne Cavalry), 5th VA Cavalry (12 months)
07/01/1861 to 10/31/1861 - Hospital Steward and Acting Asst. Surgeon, Cape Henry Beach
& Ocean View, VA, by authority of
Surgeon Robert Southgate, Medical Director, Norfolk, VA
03/27/1862 - Pvt, Co. A. 5th VA Cavalry
10/25/1862 - Elected, 2nd Lt, Co K, 15th VA Cavalry
04/30/1863 - 2nd Lt., Co K, 15th VA Cavalry
06/15/1863 - Absent sick (varicose veins) in hospital, Richmond, VA
11/20/1863 - A medical board met at the Headquarters of Lee's Cavalry Division
"to examine into the continued absence of
Lt. T. J. Fentress." They recommended that Lt. Fentress be ordered to report
to the Chief, Conscript Bureau.
03/00/1865 - Paroled and exchanged, Camp Lee, VA
1874, 1880, 1886, 1890 - Practiced medicine, Princess Anne C.H., Princess Anne, VA
12/02/1885 to 05/24/1887 and 12/04/1889 to 03/06/1890 - Representative in the Virginia
House of Delegates for Princess Anne Co.
12/11/1893 - Died of heart failure at his home, Princess Anne C.H., Princess Anne Co., VA

This biographical sketch is from:
Hambrecht, F.T. & Koste, J.L., Biographical
register of physicians who served the
Confederacy in a medical capacity.
03/20/2012. Unpublished database.

Some of the biographical information was
kindly supplied by Joseph Voss


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  • Created by: bioengineer
  • Added: 20 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87098923
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Thomas Jefferson Fentress (10 Apr 1831–11 Dec 1893), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87098923, citing Fentress Two Cemetery, Virginia Beach, Virginia Beach City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by bioengineer (contributor 47026824) .