Storrs Cadet Troop

Storrs Cadet Troop (HMMGF)

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 Tuscaloosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 12.696', W 87° 32.766'

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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.

"The unconquerable tenacity, the brilliant valor of these boys, who faced and fought all odds, until their ranks were cut to pieces, excited general notice and praise." - Jordan's Campaigns of Forrest, 1868

Roster - Officers
Captain, Charles Paddock Storrs+
1st Lieut., Henry Clay Vaughan+
2nd Lieut., Benjamin Fitzpatrick+
Jr. 2nd Lieuts., Francis Drayton Nabers+, James A Craig+
Sergeants, Wm. Bell Whiting+, W. D. Hatch+, R. B. Waller+, W. H. Locke+, J. G. Winter+
Q. M. Sergt. H. S. McGowen+
Corporals, R. H. Jackson+, Wm. A. Walker+, C. P. Fields+, R. H. Evins+ Napoleon Lockett+, Thomas Hudson

Privates
Adams, W. H. · Alford Julis S.+ · Anderson, L. · Barnett, Joel · Bethea, A. Jack · Bolling, T. C. · Boyd, Joe J. · Brittan, Henry S. · Caffey, Wm. Hooper+ · Campbell, Archibald+ · Cantalou, John R.+ · Clarke, Thomas D.+ · Corey · Cox, Jesse J.+ · Craig, Drew · Dargan, Moro+ · Davidson, George · Douglas, Wm.+ · Driesbach, Tate R.+ · Elmore, Rush · Evins, A. J. · Farley, James H.+ · Farrar, H. K. · Fletcher, Matt · Fletcher, Wm. · Forniss, John A. · Foster, Young H.+ · Goldthwaite, George+ · Graham, George L. · Graves, E. Dedrick+ · Greenwood, John C.+ · Gregory, Fred C., Jr.+ · Griffin, Goodman G.+ · Hails, George W. · Hart, John S.+ · Hartwell, Charles · Hatch, Ben F.+ · Hatch, Drew · High, De Witt C.+ · Hogue, John J. · Hooper, Wm. De B. · Howard, Mark+ · Hudson, Joseph · Hudson, Wm. H. · Janney, Wm. Brown · James, E. Lindsey · Jones, T. K.+ · Joseph, Leonce · Long, W. Hal · Lowe, George J. · McAdory, R. A.+ · McMillan, J. D.+ · Marks, Samuel B.+ · Metcalf, John · Miller, A. A.+ · Mitchell, C. White · Moore, A. B. · Moore, W. J. · Morrison, W. J. · Morrow, George M. · Myers, Laurens O'B.+ · Pitts, Thomas · Pollard, John S. · Sayre, W. D. · Shelby, Duncan · Smith, B. · Smith, George · Taylor, W.K. · Thorington, Jack · Trimble, W. Ross+ · Tyson, A. P.+ · Underwood, J. B. · Vaughan, Joseph L. · Vernon, James B.+ · Walker, W. T. · Ware, A. S. · Ware, J. E. · Watts, John W.+ · Webb, Edward · Westcott, Samuel T.+ · Woodfin, Arthur
+ Cadet, U. of A.


Placed by survivors and friends in honor of the devoted service, signal valor and noble record of this company.
University of Alabama, May 30, 1916
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Year Placed1916
Placed ByUniversity of Alabama
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 9:19am PDT -07:00
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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 100 Quad Outer Trail, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, US
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