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Near Daviston in Tallapoosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Major Lemuel P. Montgomery

“He Acted With The Greatest Gallantry”

 

—March 27, 1814 —

 
Major Lemuel P. Montgomery Marker image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, June 16, 2011
1. Major Lemuel P. Montgomery Marker
Inscription. Leading the charge on the Indian defenses, Major Montgomery fell while storming the log barricade, Horseshoe Bend was his first battle. But the 28 year old Tennessean already a distinguished lawyer, was among the most promising of Jackson's officers.
 
Erected 1933 by Tohopeka Chapter D.A.R.
 
Location. 32° 58.537′ N, 85° 44.122′ W. Marker is near Daviston, Alabama, in Tallapoosa County. Marker can be reached from Battlefield Park Tour Road. Click for map. This marker is located at Tour Stop #2 and can be reached by foot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11288 Horseshoe Bend Road, Daviston AL 36256, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jackson Trace (here, next to this marker); Gun Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Horseshoe Bend Battleground Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); While the Long Roll Was Beating (within shouting distance of this marker); Charge! (within shouting distance of this marker); Designed for Defense (within shouting distance of this marker); Futile Escape (approx. 0.2 miles away); They Fought to the Last (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Daviston.
 
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Major Lemuel P. Montgomery Marker and Burial Site image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, June 16, 2011
2. Major Lemuel P. Montgomery Marker and Burial Site
The marker sits flat on the ground in the foreground behind the wood border.
 Horseshoe Bend National Military Park. (Submitted on January 16, 2012, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PersonsWar of 1812
 
Jackson Trace and Major Lemuel P. Montgomery Markers image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, June 16, 2011
3. Jackson Trace and Major Lemuel P. Montgomery Markers
Major Lemuel P. Montgomery Headstone image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, June 16, 2011
4. Major Lemuel P. Montgomery Headstone

Lemuel Purnell Montgomery
Alabama
Major 39 U.S. Inf,
March 27, 1814

Placed by Tohopeka Chapter D.A.R. 1933
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 665 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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