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Bedford Brown, of Caswell


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Bedford Brown was born January 17, 1825, in Caswell County. He studied medicine at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky, and spent several years in Virginia building a fine reputation as a physician before moving back to Yanceyville. In 1861, he became chief surgeon for the Confederate States training camp at Weldon and was appointed inspector of hospitals and camps in the Confederate Army. After the Civil War, he returned to Alexandria, VA, where he was a distinguished member of the Southern Surgical and Gynecological Association.
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