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Dr. John Somers Buist

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Born: November 26, 1839

Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina

Father: George Buist 1805 – 1877
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​

Mother: Mary Edwards Jones 1806 – 1876
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​

Wife: Maruerite Sinclair “Margaret” Johnston 1848 – 1939
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​

Children:

Mary Johnston Buist 1869 – 1952​
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​
Agnes Buist Pringle 1869 – 1953​
(Buried: Saint Philips Episcopal Church, Charleston, South Carolina)​
Archibald Johnston Buist 1872 – 1943​
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​
John Somers Buist Jr. 1874 – 1882​
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​
Daisy Buist 1876 – 1877​
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​
Constance Buist Patton 1882 – 1955​
(Buried: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia)​

Education:

1859: Graduated from Charleston College​
1861: Graduated from Medical College of South Carolina​

Civil War Career:

1861: Assistant Surgeon, Fort Moultrie, South Carolina​
1861: Assistant Surgeon, Charleston Arsenal, Charleston, South Carolina​
1861: Appointed Assistant Surgeon, Provisional Army of Confederacy​
1861: Assistant Surgeon Hampton's South Carolina Legion in Virginia​
1861: Assistant Surgeon in Richmond, Virginia​
1861: Assistant Surgeon to General P. G. T. Beauregard​
1862 – 1863: Assistant Surgeon, Artillery Battalion, Hampton's Legion​
1863: Confirmed as Assistant Surgeon by the Confederate States Senate​
1863: Assistant Surgeon for Major Mathis W. Henry's Battalion​
1864: Appointed Surgeon, Provisional Army of the Confederacy​
1864: Surgeon for Haskell's Artillery Battalion, Camp Taylor, Virginia​
1864 – 1865: Surgeon for Haskell's Artillery Battalion​
1865: Paroled as Surgeon at Appomattox on April 9th

Occupation after War:

Medical Doctor in Charleston, South Carolina, Ward 4​
1870 – 1873: Assistant Professor of Materia Medica, South Carolina Medical College​
1871: Reorganizer of the Hospitals in Charleston, South Carolina​
Medical Doctor for the South Carolina State Orphan Asylum​
Medical Doctor in United States Marine Hospital Charleston, South Carolina​
Physician – in – chief of Roper Hospital Charleston, South Carolina​
Physician – in – chief for the City of Charleston, South Carolina​
Medical Doctor in Charleston, South Carolina​
Member of the South Carolina Medical Society
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President of South Carolina Medical Society​

Died: September 29, 1910

Place of Death: South Carolina

Age at time of Death: 70 years old

Burial Place: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina
 
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