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Dr Brodie Strachan Herndon, Sr

Dr Brodie Strachan Herndon, Sr

Birth
Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
Death 7 Aug 1886 (aged 76)
Washington, Berkeley County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Plot F-19
Memorial ID 9043344 · View Source
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Medical Pioneer. He was the Chief Surgeon of the Confederate Army from 1862 to 1865. A graduate from the University of Maryland Medical School in 1829. He was the first person to perform a Caesarean operation in the United States. He worked as a physician in Fredericksburg, Virginia until the Civil War, when he was appointed as Chief Surgeon for hospitals in Richmond, Virginia.

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"The God of hope fills us with the joy and peace of believing".


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  • Originally Created by: Janet Greentree
  • Added: 5 Jul 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9043344
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Brodie Strachan Herndon, Sr (7 Jul 1810–7 Aug 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9043344, citing Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .