Battey, Robert, 1828-1895

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Robert Battey, pharmacist, physician, and professor, was born 22 November 1828, near Augusta, Georgia, and died 8 November 1895, in Rome, Georgia. A pharmacist in Rome, Georgia (1848-ca. 1852), Battey graduated in medicine from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia (1857), practiced in Rome, Georgia, traveled and studied in Europe (1859), and developed a procedure known as "Battey's Operation" for the removal of the ovaries. During the Civil War he served as Senior Surgeon with Hampton's Brigade, and worked in hospitals in Atlanta, Rome, Macon, and Vineville, Georgia, and in Lauderdale, Mississippi. He was a professor of obstetrics at Atlanta Medical College (1873-1875), and Emory College trustee (1890-1895), and in practice until 1895.

From the description of Robert Battey papers, 1810-1894. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863048

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Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)

Medical education--19th century

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Floyd County (Ga.)

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