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Paul Fitzsimmons Eve

 
 
Paul Fitzsimmons Eve Marker (<i>panels 1 & 2</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 11, 2017
1. Paul Fitzsimmons Eve Marker (panels 1 & 2)
Inscription.
(panel 1)
Paul Fitzsimmons Eve

Born near Augusta, Georgia June 27, 1806
Died in Nashville, Tennessee November 3, 1877

Major Field Surgeon Polish War 1830-1831
A founder of the Medical College of Georgia 1832

Professor of Surgery
Medical College of Georgia 1832-1850
University of Louisville 1850
University of Nashville 1850-1868
Missouri Medical College 1868

President American Medical Association 1887

Editor
Southern Medical and Surgical Journal
Nashville Medical and Surgical Journal

Volunteer in the Mexican War

Distinguished Surgeon Confederate Army 1861-1865

To Honor Him
and in grateful recognition of Polandís services
in the cause of American Liberty
this memorial is dedicated by the
Medical Department of the University of Georgia

(panel 2)
To Paul Fitzsimmons Eve M.D.

Volunteer in the Polish War of 1830-1831
Major Field Surgeon in the Polish Army
Awarded Gold Cross of Merit by the Provisional Government of Poland.

This tablet is dedicated to the everlasting memory and glory of a noble son of this great nation, on the centennial anniversary of the Polish War for Liberty.
Paul Fitzsimmons Eve Marker (<i>panel 1 - wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 11, 2017
2. Paul Fitzsimmons Eve Marker (panel 1 - wide view)


By the Polish Medical and Dental Association of America

November 14, 1931

 
Erected 1931 by Medical Department of the University of Georgia, Polish Medical and Dental Association of America.
 
Location. 33° 28.339′ N, 81° 57.81′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on Greene Street east of 7th Street (Georgia Route 28), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 624 Greene Street, Augusta GA 30901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Christian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Emily Tubman Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph R. Lamar, Associate Justice (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General George Washington (about 300 feet away); Army National Guard (about 500 feet away); Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson (about 500 feet away); The First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named The First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
More about this marker. Marker consists of two metal tablets on opposite sides of a stone pedestal.
 
Related marker.
Paul Fitzsimmons Eve Marker (<i>panel 2 - wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 11, 2017
3. Paul Fitzsimmons Eve Marker (panel 2 - wide view)
Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Dr. Paul Fitzsimmons Eve
 
Also see . . .  Dr. Paul Fitzsimmons Eve. After finishing at Franklin College, he went to the University of Pennsylvania Medical College and graduated in 1828. he then went to Europe and worked at clinics with some of the most famous surgeons throughout Europe. While in Paris, he volunteered as a surgeon for the French Revolutionists and later volunteered for Poland in the Russian-Polish War and won the Golden Cross of Honor. Dr. Eve returned to his hometown of Augusta, in January 1832 and opened his office and residence on Greene Street. (Submitted on February 21, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. EducationScience & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 21, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 85 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 21, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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