William Dudley Chipley

William Dudley Chipley (HM1INS)

Location: Pensacola, FL 32502 Escambia County
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N 30° 24.53', W 87° 12.837'

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Born at Columbus, GA., June 6th, 1840,
Died in Washington, D.C. December 1st, 1897.

He fought for the Confederacy as Sergeant-
Major, Adjutant and Captain, at Shiloh, Corinth,
Chickamauga and other hard-fought fields,
and bled for her at Shiloh and Chickamauga.
He was creator and builder of the Pensacola
& Atlantic Railroad, President of the Board
of Trustees of the Confederate Memorial
Institute, Vice-President of the Board of Trustees
of the Florida State Agricultural College,
Member of the Board of Trustee of Stetson
University and Tallahassee Seminary Chairman
of the State Democratic Executive Committee
of Florida, Mayor of Pensacola, and State Senator
from Escambia County.
In all he did his duty thoroughly and well.

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· Soldier · Statesman ·
· Public Benefactor ·

On the battle field he was without
fear, and without reproach. In the
councils of the state, he was wise and
sagacious, and in his public and private
benefactions, he was ever alert and
tireless. The history of his life is the
history of the up — building of West
Florida, and its every material advance-
ment for two decades, bears the impress
of his genius and his labor.
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Date Added Friday, January 2nd, 2015 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 479450 N 3364108
Decimal Degrees30.40883333, -87.21395000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 24.53', W 87° 12.837'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 24' 31.8" N, 87° 12' 50.22" W
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Area Code(s)850
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 S Palafox St, Pensacola FL 32502, US
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