Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Paul Fitzsimmons Eve
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
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 Poland’s services
in the cause of American Liberty
this memorial is dedicated by the
Medical Department of the University of Georgia
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
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.
By the Polish Medical and Dental Association of America
Erected 1931 by Medical Department of the University of Georgia, Polish Medical and Dental Association of America.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Education • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil.
Location. 33° 28.339′ N, 81° 57.81′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Memorial 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. Touch for directions.
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 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. 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 41 times this year. 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.