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Robert Strother Wallis

 

Basic Information

Name
Robert Strother Wallis
Birth
08 May 1834
Columbia, Tennessee
Death
06 January 1903
Texas
Time In Service
From: Not Specified
To: Not Specified

Affiliation

Allegiance
Confederate States of America (American Civil War)
Branch of Service
Not Specified
Rank
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Unit(s)
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Specialty
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Current Status
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Service Record

War
American Civil War
Battle(s)
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Honors & Awards

Award(s)
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OBIT :: OLD DR WALLIS

From the Registration Blank filed at the Dallas meeting of the Association of the Medical Officers of the Army and Navy of the Confederacy, we quote the following brief data:     "Entered the Confederate service as surgeon, assigned to duty with the 4th Missouri Cavaljy (Greene'" Regiment) May 1861, at Mountain Home, Mo. Rank at the close of the war Surgeon. Have not yet surrendered. P.O.Rockdale, Texas." A letter from his son, Dr. R.W. Wallis, gives the sad intelligence of his death, which occurred on the night of January 6th, 1903. From his Great Commander he has received the order to "Strike the tent," and has "crossed over the river to rest under the shade of the trees."     The following editorial appeared in his home paper, T...   [ Read more » ]
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OBIT :: DR. R.W. WALLIS

Rockdale, Tex., Jan. 9. -- Dr. R.S. Wallis, a prominent physician, is dead here. He served as a surgeon in the confederate army, and while acting as such was summoned to attend a duel in which Gen. Marmaduke, of Missouri, killed his antagonist. The Burlingame Enterprise, (Burlingame, Kansas), January 15, 1903

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The Southern Practitioner

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U.S. Civil War Draft Registrations Records 1863-1865 For Robert S Wallis

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Epitaphist added this on 6 Jan 2014