General James Shields - Carrollton, MO
Posted by: 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
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
Erected by the State of Missouri
In recognition of his distinguished public
services and exemplary private virtues.
Rear Plaque: Soldier ... Statesman
Jurist ..... Patriot
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.