Shockly's Escort Company Of Cavalry

Shockly's Escort Company Of Cavalry (HMMFJ)

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 Tuscaloosa County
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N 33° 12.696', W 87° 32.766'

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In Memoriam Perpetuam
Captain Bascom T. Shockly's Escort Company Of Cavalry

In the hour of their country's peril. Unmindful of self and fired only by patriotic devotionBascom T. Shockly and nineteen students of theUniversity of AlabamaJoined themselves with twenty nine other Alabama YouthsIn the formation of an escort company of cavalryWhich in 1864 entered the service of theConfederate States of AmericaThe had their first baptism of fire on June 24, 1864Served faithfully with Brig. Gen. Dan Adams as his escort to the closeOf the unequal struggle of the South for separate state sovereigntyAnd were paroled at Gainesville, Alabama, on May 10, 1865

Shockly, Bascom T. Capt. · Burt, Henry M. 1st Lieut. · Miller, John H. 2nd Lieut. · Watkins, John P. 3rd Lieut.

Webb, Wm. T. 1st Sergt. · Cowin, Thos. E. 2nd Sergt. · Driskell, Thos. J. 3rd Sergt. · Scott, David M.C. 4th Sergt.

Allen, Joseph M. · Archer, Chas. S. · Barker, Chas. L. · Bean, Jas. · Bender, D. Jule · Billbry, Geo. W. · Calloway, Darby M. · Carson, Shelby C. · Chadwich, E. S. · Christian, Wm. C. · Clopton, Wm. H. · Collings, J. W. · Conner, Junius K. · Crum, Aug. W. · Crusoe, Chas. W. · Elgin, Rich'd P. · Frazer, Nathan H. · Galloway, A. G. · Gilmer, Morgan, S. · Hale, C. H. · Harris, Bayless E. · Harris, Jas. M. · Harrison, Jas. T. · Jones, Wm Clarence · Lewis, Wm. T. · McGraw, Waters · McLemore, Moses · Moore, Wm. W. · Patton, Robert W. · Perkins, J. Hampden · Pittman, Jas. F. · Pitts, P. Henry · Rivers, Wm. Jones · Robertson, Wm. J. · Rosser, Henry · Sawyer, Thos. · Stoddard, J. Thos. · Stroud, Alonzo B. · Syring, Frank P. · Watt, Jas. H. · Weathers, Wm. · Webb, Lucius D.

To commemorate these facts and to preserve the names of these young heroes this tablet is placed by the Montgomery County Chapter of Yallerhammers on the third day of June 1914.

May F. Steiner, Chapter Prest. Annie H. Spann, State Prest.
WM. Gerard Fowler, Treas. Mary G. Burnett, Treas.
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HM NumberHMMFJ
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Year Placed1914
Placed ByMontgomery County Chapter of Yallerhammers
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 3:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 449107 N 3674878
Decimal Degrees33.21160000, -87.54610000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 12.696', W 87° 32.766'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 12' 41.76" N, 87° 32' 45.96" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1103 Quad Outer Trail, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, US
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