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: 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.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 7/8/2012 7:44:39 PM
Waymark Code: WMEV8G
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 2

Long Description:
The memorial is a pink marble slab, approximately 5 feet tall, shaped like the State of Missouri. The narker was placed by The 3rd Missouri Inf Regt (CSA) (Reenactors) KC MO.
Marker Name: Missouri

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
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

Date Dedicated / Placed: 2000

Marker Number: None

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