General James Shields - Carrollton, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 39° 21.486 W 093° 29.769
15S E 457254 N 4356633
Quick Description: Senator from 3 states, Mexican War & Civil War General.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 4/20/2008 7:44:02 AM
Waymark Code: WM3MBB
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member BillsBayou
Views: 48

Long Description:

Front Plaque:

Born in County Tyrone, Ireland May 10, 1810
Died June 1, 1879
Rests in St. Mary's Cemetery near Carrollton, Missouri
Erected by the State of Missouri
In recognition of his distinguished public
services and exemplary private virtues.

Rear Plaque:

Soldier ... Statesman
Jurist ..... Patriot
Brigadier General
Mexican War    Civil War

Cerro Gordo     Winchester
Chapultepec     Port Republic
United States Senator
Illinois - Missouri - Minnesota
Governor Oregon Territory
Commissioner U.S. Land Office
Justice Supreme Court of Illinois

Sculptor: Frederick C. Hubbard.
Cast By: Florentine Brothers Foundry, Chicago, IL.
Statue Erected by: State of Missouri; Act Missouri General Assembly 1913; Senator William P. Busby, Author; Commission: Edward A. Dickson, Harry C. Brown, Hiram J. Wilcoxson.

Union or Confederacy: Union - North

General's Name: General James Shields

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