CS Η Geddings, Edward Wyatt - Surgeon

Dr. Edward Wyatt Geddings

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February 18, 1833

Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina

Father: Dr. Eli Geddings 1799 – 1878
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​

Mother: Mary E. Wyatt


1854: Graduated from University of Berlin​
1858: Graduated from University of Berlin Medical School​

Occupation before War:

Medical Doctor in Charleston, South Carolina​

Civil War Career:

1862: Surgeon for Confederate Hospital in Danville, Virginia​
1862: Appointed Surgeon Provisional Army of the Confederacy​
1862: Surgeon Confederate Hospital in Warrenton, Virginia​
1862: Captured by Union Army in October​
1862: Prisoner of War held by the Union Army until exchanged​
1863 – 1864: Surgeon for Confederate Hospital Tallahassee, Florida​
1864 – 1865: Surgeon for Confederate Hospital Greenville, South Carolina​
1865: Assigned to duty to establish a hospital at Spartanburg, South Carolina​
1865: Resigned as Surgeon in the Confederate Army February 22nd

Occupation after War:

Faculty Member at Medical College of Georgia​
Medical Doctor in Augusta, Georgia​
Pathology & Physiology at Medical College of Georgia​
1891 – 1906: Lived in Augusta, Georgia as retired​

Died: June 24, 1906

Place of Death: Richmond Hills, Georgia

Age at time of Death: 73 years old

Burial Place: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina
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