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Missouri Memorial - Historic Blakeley State Park, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 30° 44.556 W 087° 54.921
16R E 412379 N 3401433
Quick Description: Missouri Memorial, Historic Blakeley State Park, AL
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 2/4/2012 4:45:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMDNAA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 2

Long Description:
Memorial to the Missouri troops, Fedral and Confederate, who fought at Fort Blakely. The Battle of Fort Blakely actually took place after the surrender at Appomattox. The memorial is a pink marble slab, approximately 5 feet tall, shaped like the State of Missouri. The memorial was placed in 2000.

Memorial text:
Battle of Fort Blakely
April 9, 1865
Missouri Brigade (CSA)
1st & 4th Missouri Infantry Regiment
2nd & 6th Missouri Infantry Regiment
3rd & 5th Missouri Infantry Regiment
1st & 3rd Missouri Cavalry Regiment
1st & 3rd Missouri Cavalry Battalion (Dismounted)
3rd (St Louis) Missouri Battery

U S Volunteers
30th Missouri Infantry Regiment (4 Cos) (1st Div XIII Corps)
21st Missouri Infantry Regiment (2nd Div XVI Corps)

Dedicated to those who served by those who remember
Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: The 3rd Missouri Inf Regt (CSA) (Reenactors) KC MO

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Other or General Civil War

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Related Website: [Web Link]

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Date Installed or Dedicated: Not listed

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