Levin was born in 1840, the son of unknown parents. The place is not known.
He died in 1900 in Wilkinson County, Mississippi.
His wife was Mary Jane Walker, who he married on 22 DEC 1864 in Wilkinson County, Mississippi. Their only known child was Minnie (1865-1941).
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Dr Levin Wailes Magruder, findagrave 11517024
Father: John Hawkins Magruder (1790-1859) Mother: Elizabeth Covington Wailes (1810-1900)
09/09/1850 - Lived with his parents and sibs, Madison Co., MS (indexed in the 1850 U. S. Census as "Levenia Magruder")
08/07/1859 - Father, John, died in Sharon, Madison Co., MS (buried: Sharon Methodist Church Cemetery, Sharon, MS; FindAGrave #23012712)
10/04/1860 - Medical student, Madison Co., MS (lived with his uncle, L. A. Magruder; indexed as L. W. Magruder) [Note: He may have been attending Madison College at this time.]
01/14/1864 - Passed Confederate Army Board of Medical Examination, Macon, MS, for the position of Asst. Surgeon
01/15/1864 - "Asst. Surgn Wailes Magruder is hereby ordered to report to Maj. Genl. S. D. Lee for assignment to duty. By Command of Lt. Genl Polk" [S. O. 15/5 Gen. L. Polk]
01/26/1864 - "Asst. Surgeon W. Magruder having reported at these Hd Qtrs pursuant to Special Orders No. 14, Hd Qtrs, Meridian, Jany 15th 1864, is hereby ordered to report to Col. E. Dillon, comdg Brigade Cavalry for assignment to duty. By Command of Maj Genl S. D. Lee"
[S. O. 4/1 Gen. S. D. Lee]
01/30/1864 - Asst. Surgeon, Gen. Ferguson's Brigade, Maj. Gen. S. D. Lee's Cavalry Command
06/01/1864 - Appointed, Asst. Surgeon, Provisional Army of the Confederate States to rank from 01/14/1864
06/01/1864 - Confirmed as Asst. Surgeon from MS by the Confederate States Senate
06/15/1864 - Asst. Surgeon, 9th LA Cavalry Battalion, camp near Norwoods
08/15/1864 - As Asst. Surgeon, sick in the hospital of the 9th LA Cavalry Battalion, near Clinton, LA
09/05/1864 - As Asst. Surgeon, 3rd LA Cavalry, absent from Camp Polk near Clinton, LA, due to sickness
09/12/1864 - Asst. Surgeon, 3rd LA Cavalry, District of Homochitto, Brig. Gen. G. B. Hodge, commanding
12/22/1864 - Married Mary Jane Walker (1842-1925), Wilkinson Co., MS
04/10/1865 - As Asst. Surgeon, 3rd LA Cavalry, received a Certificate of Disability from an Army Medical Examining Board, Meridian, MS, based on a diagnosis of chronic hepatitis from which he had suffered for six months
04/10/1865 - In a letter written from the Quarantine Hospital, Meridian, MS, to Lt. Col. E. Surget, Asst. Adjutant Gen., "I have the honor to apply for a leave of absence for (30) thirty days upon Medical Certificate of Ex Board. I desire to visit Woodville, Miss, my place of residence. Very Resptly, Yr Obt Servt, Wailles Magruder, Asst. Surg, 3rd La Cav"[Docketing on the back of this letter reads,"Resptly for'd, Appvd, S. V. D. Hill, Surgeon in chg"; Further docketing reads, "Dept. Hd Qrs M. D. O., Meridian 11th April 1865, Approved, P. B. Scott, Medl Director];
1867 - M.D. degree, Medical Department of the University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA (from: MS)
07/07/1870 - Practiced medicine, Police District 4, Madison Co., MS (lived with his wife, Mary J., three children, and his mother, Elizabeth; indexed in the 1870 U. S. Census as "Divinia Magruder")
06/04/1880 - Practiced medicine, Woodville, Wilkinson Co., MS (lived with wife, M. J., four sons, and three daughters; indexed in the 1880 U. S. Census as L. W. Magruder)
1896 - Practiced medicine, Woodville, Wilkinson Co., MS
06/11/1900 - Practiced medicine, Woodville, Wilkinson Co., MS (lived with wife, Mary J., two sons, and three daughters, indexed in the 1900 U. S. Census as Levin Magruder)
07/30/1900 - Mother, Elizabeth, died in Madison Co., MS (buried: Sharon Methodist Church Cemetery, Sharon, MS; FindAGrave #23012541)
10/30/1900 - Died at his home, Woodville, Wilkinson Co., MS (buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Woodville, MS; FindAGrave #11517024)
09/21/1925 - Widow, Mary, died (buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Woodville, MS; FindAGrave #11517036)
Natalie Maynor, the creator of this memorial, provided input to this biography.
This biographical sketch is from: Hambrecht, F. T. & Koste, J. L., Biographical
register of physicians who served the Confederacy in a medical capacity.
02/01/2020. Unpublished database.