CS Η Tucker, David Hunter - Surgeon

Dr. David Hunter Tucker

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May 18, 1815

Birthplace: Winchester, Virginia

Father: Henry St. George Tucker 1780 – 1848
(Buried: Mount Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Virginia)

Mother: Ann Evelina Hunter 1789 – 1855
(Buried: Mount Hebron Cemetery, Winchester, Virginia)

Wife: Elizabeth Nicklin Dallas 1821 – 1902
(Buried: Longwood Cemetery, Bedford, Virginia)


Henry St. George Tucker 1844 – 1861
(Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia)

Virginia Bland Tucker 1846 – 1921
(Buried: Longwood Cemetery, Bedford, Virginia)

Rev. George Dallas Tucker 1850 – 1918
(Buried: Zion Episcopal Churchyard, Charles Town, West Virginia)

Judge John Randolph Tucker 1854 – 1926
(Buried: Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Cemetery, Columbia, South Carolina)

Emma Beverly Tucker Brown 1862 – 1947
(Buried: Zion Episcopal Churchyard, Charles Town, West Virginia)


1836: Graduated from University of Virginia Medical School

1837: Graduated from University of Pennsylvania Medical School

1837 – 1839: Studied Medicine in Paris, France interest in Obstetrics

Occupation before War:

1839 – 1850: Medical Doctor in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Co-Founder of Franklin Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1848: Author of “Elements of the Principles and Practice of Midwifery”

1849 – 1869: Professor at Hampden – Sydney College in Richmond, Virginia

1850 – 1861: Medical Doctor in Richmond, Virginia

1853 – 1856: Dean at Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia

Civil War Career:

1861: Appointed Surgeon Provisional Army of the Confederacy​
1861 – 1862: Surgeon at Springfield Hospital in Richmond, Virginia​
1862: Confirmed as Surgeon from Virginia by Confederate Senate​
1862: Surgeon in Private quarters in Richmond Virginia​
1862: Surgeon – in – charge Chaffin's Bluff Confederate Hospital​
1863 – 1864: Professor at Medical College of Virginia​
1863: Surgeon attended General Jackson at Guinea's Station, Virginia​
1863: Stationed as Surgeon in Richmond, Virginia​
1863 – 1864: Surgeon at Winder Hospital in Richmond, Virginia​
1864: Relieved from duty by order of Medical Director on Oct. 20th
1864 – 1865: Surgeon at Hospital No. 21 in Richmond, Virginia​
1865: Paroled by the Union Army in Richmond, Virginia on April 26th

Occupation after War:

1866: Author of “Clinical Lecture on Auscultation of the Heart”​
1866 – 1869: Professor of Medical Practice Medical College of Virginia​
1870 – 1871: Medical Doctor in Richmond, Virginia​

March 17, 1871

Place of Death: Richmond, Virginia

Age at time of Death: 55 years old

Burial Place: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, Virginia
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