CS Η Geddings, Eli - Surgeon

Dr. Eli Geddings
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Born:
March 9, 1799

Birthplace: Newberry County, South Carolina

Father: Jacob Geddings 1784 – 1833

Mother:
Mary Nancy Osteen 1784 – 1850

Wife: Mary Wyatt

Wife: Laura Postell 1835 – 1879
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​

Children:

Dr. John Frederic Meckel Geddings 1829 – 1887​
(Buried: Saint Phillips Church Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​
Dr. Edward Wyatt Geddings 1833 – 1906​
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston South Carolina)​
Dr. William Henry Geddings 1837 – 1892​
(Buried: Saint Thaddeus Cemetery, Aiken, South Carolina)​
Charles Gignilliant Geddings 1863 – 1868​
(Buried: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina)​

Education:
Studied Medicine in Abbeville, South Carolina​
1820: Became Licensed to Practice Medicine in South Carolina​
1821 – 1822: Attended Lectures at University of Pennsylvania​
1825: Graduated from Medical College of South Carolina​

Occupation before War:

Medical Doctor in Abbeville County, South Carolina​
Medical Doctor in Charleston, South Carolina​
Contracted Yellow fever in Charleston but recovered from symptoms​
Member of the South Carolina State Medical Society​
Attended Hospitals in Paris, France, and London, England​
Founder & Owner of Charleston Academy of Medicine​
Chairman of Anatomy & Physiology University of Maryland​
Editor of Baltimore Medical and Surgical Journal and Review​
Chairman of Pathological Anatomy Medical College of South Carolina​
1858: Retired from Teaching at Medical College of South Carolina​

Civil War Career:

Surgeon and Consultant, Army Medical Board, Provisional Army of CSA​
In Charge of Property belonging to Medical College of South Carolina​

Occupation after War:
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Medical Doctor for Medical College of South Carolina​
Medical Doctor in Charleston, South Carolina​
Chairman of Clinical Medicine, Medical College of South Carolina​
1871 – 1873: Lecturer at Medical College of South Carolina​

Died:
October 9, 1878

Place of Death: Charleston, South Carolina

Age at time of Death: 79 years old

Burial Place: Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, South Carolina
 
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