Pro Virtute Et Patria
— Company F, 7th Alabama Cavalry —Capt. Charles P Storrs Cadet Troop. Company F, 7th Alabama Cavalry C.S.A. organized in June 1863 under the leadership of Cadet Capt. Storrs; made up of cadets from the University of Alabama and of patriotic young men from Montgomery and vicinity; united with 7th Ala. Cav. Regt. As Co. F, July 22, 1863. First stationed at Pollard and Mobile for coast defense, 1863-1864; in Oct. 1864 transferred to command of Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, Army of Tennessee and assigned to Gen. E. W. Rucker as escort, serving as such until that gallant officer was wounded in Dec. 1864; engaged at Johnsonville, Henryville, Mt. Pleasant, Columbia, Spring Hill, Franklin and Nashville, 1864; aided in resisting the Federal invasion of Alabama; participated at Columbus, Ga., In the last battle of the war, April 16, 1865; and laid down its arms at Gainesville, Ala., May 14, 1865.
|Placed By||University of Alabama|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 9:19am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 449107 N 3674878|
|Decimal Degrees||33.21160000, -87.54610000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 12.696', W 87° 32.766'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 12' 41.76" N, 87° 32' 45.96" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 100 Quad Outer Trail, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, US|
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