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Dr. Robert Edward Rowell



ROWELL, Robert Edward  (a.k.a., R. E. Powell, Robert Powell)

08/11/1826 - Born, Montgomery, Montgomery Co, AL

1848           - M.D., University of Louisville, Louisville, KY (from AL)

1850           - Practiced medicine, Macon Co, AL

01/21/1852 - Married, Ann Augusta Kimball, Dadeville, Tallapoosa Co, AL

1860           - Farmer, Marion Co, TX

04/12/1862 - Mustered in, Pvt, Co D, 18th TX Infantry, Camp Sidney Johnson, Marion Co, TX

04/16/1862-05/16/ 1862 - Acting Surgeon, examined recruits, Camp Sidney Johnson, Marion Co, TX

05/16/1862 - Appointed Surgeon, Provisional Army of the Confederate States (PACS)  by the President

07/15/1862 - Purchased a large bay mule, Camp Freeman, TX

07/31/1862 - Surgeon, 18th TX Infantry, Camp Freeman, TX

08/04/1862 - Serving in a hospital for the 18th TX Infantry, Jefferson, TX

09/30/1862 - Tendered resignation as Surgeon, 18th TX Infantry, Camp Holmes, AR,

                      because of dyspepsia and chronic inflammation of the stomach

10/20/1862 - Absent on leave

11/25/1862 - Resignation accepted

1880           - Practiced medicine, Jefferson, Marion Co, TX

05/16/1900 - Died, Jefferson, Marion Co, TX [buried, Oakwood Cemetery, Jefferson, TX]


From: Hambrecht, F. T. , Biographical register of physicians who served the Confederacy in a medical capacity. 

08/19/2010.  Unpublished database



Texans in the Civil War