From the Richmond Times, 1/4/1887, p. 4, c. 2
DR. E. M. SEABROOK.
Death of an Excellent Physician and an Accomplished Gentleman.
Dr. E. M. Seabrook died Sunday morning at the residence of Mr. R. L. Butler, on Church Hill. Dr. Seabrook was a native of South Carolina. He came to Richmond soon after the breaking out of the war between the States. He was first a surgeon in ordinary at the celebrated Chimborazo Hospital, and was afterwards one of its best known division surgeons. He was skillful, kind and considerate, and no man connected with that great hospital had a nearer place in the affections of the patients, who were at different times under his treatment.
After the war he yielded to the solicitation of many friends and established himself in this city. He soon secured a large practice – especially in the eastern part of the city. He was faithful, energetic, and charitable. He was a master of his profession, and had with it all the gentleness of a woman. His death will be deeply lamented.
Although devotedly attached to the State of his birth, at his request his remains were interred at Hollywood among the Southern soldiers. The funeral from Old St. John’s Episcopal church yesterday at 3 o’clock P. M. was largely attended, and the services were very impressive and affecting.