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:

GENERAL JAMES SHIELDS
Born in County Tyrone, Ireland May 10, 1810
Died June 1, 1879
Rests in St. Mary's Cemetery near Carrollton, Missouri
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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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