Charles Todd Quintard
Bishop of Tennessee
16 February 1898
From the Satucket Lectionary
He was born in Connecticut to a Huguenot family, studied medicine at University Medical College, New York University and Bellevue Hospital, and moved to Memphis to teach physiology and pathological anatomy at Memphis Medical College. Under the influence of Bishop James Hervey Otey, Quintard studied for holy orders and entered the priesthood in the 1850s.
During the American Civil War, he was a chaplain and a surgeon in Tennessee’s Confederate army.
— from Wikipedia
Additional information may be found from:
- Project Canterbury, which has a number of older documents by and about him.
- A book, The spirit divided: memoirs of Civil War chaplains : the Confederacy, by John Wesley Brinsfield, which contains a memoir by Bp. Quintard concerning his service as a chaplain. This chapter is available from Google Books.
- An address by his successor, Bp. Thomas Gailor, concerning Bp. Quintard’s involvement with Sewanee.