Davis, Albert Austin
Age: 0, credited to Hardwick, VT
Unit(s): USSC, U.S. Army
Service: U.S. Sanitary Commission, 1862; Acting ASURG, McDougall U.S. Army General Hospital, NY, 10/64-12/65 [College: DC 58, Columbia MD 64]
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Birth: 08/06/1836, Hardwick, VT
Burial: Danville Green Cemetery, Danville, VT
Gravestone researcher/photographer: John Whitworth
Findagrave Memorial #: 0
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Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
College?: DC 58, Columbia MD 64
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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Remarks: Died in New York, NY; Siblings: Albert A., George A., James B. and Samuel E.
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Danville Green Cemetery, Danville, VT
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BiographyALBERT AUSTIN DAVIS, M.D., Physician was born in Hardwick, Vermont, August 6, 1836, the son of Bliss Nash and Hephzibah Eliza (Bell) Davis. His ancestors, who were English on both sides of the family, came to this country in the first half of the seventeenth century. At Phillips Academy in Danville, Vermont, he was prepared for College, and entering Dartmough in 1854 graduated with the class of 1858. His medical education, which commenced in 1861, was in three different institutions: the Harvard Medical School, the Bellevue Medical College and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia, where he received his degree of Doctor of Medicine in 1864. His first professional position was that of Interne in St. Luke's Hospital, New York City, held during his last year at Columbia, his second that of Acting Assistant Surgeon in the United States Army in which capacity he served from September 1864 until September 1865, leaving the service then to become Resident Physician and Surgeon of St. Luke's Hospital. In 1868 he resigned and entered the private practice in New York City which he continues at present. In addition to the work of his extensive private practice he served St. Luke's Hospital as Examining and Attending Physician. He is a member of the New York Academy of Music, the New York County Medical Society, the St. Luke's Hospital Alumni Association, of which he was President from 1891 to 1896, the Alumni Association of the College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Dartmouth College Alumni Association of New York. Dr. Davis was married, September 25, 1866, to Mary Dunham Eustis, nee Dunham.
General Joshua L. Chamberlain, Universities and Their Sons, (R. herndon Company, Boston, 1900), v:340.
Courtesy of John Whitworth