Tuscaloosa in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Amelia Gayle Gorgas
Untiring nurse in Confederate Hospitals, 1861-1865. First Historian Alabama Division, U. D. C. 1897-1899. Matron of University Hospital, 1879-1907. Librarian, University of Alabama, 1883-1907.
In commemoration of this noble record, and of her exalted personal character, this memorial tribute is erected by the Alabama Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Greatly Beloved And Rarely Gifted Her Life Was An Inspiration.
University of Alabama May 30, 1916
Erected 1916 by Alabama Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 33° 12.696′ N, 87° 32.766′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker can be reached from Capstone Drive. Touch for map. Marker is located next the south entrance door to the Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library building #1013 on the campus of the University of Alabama. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscaloosa AL 35487, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Shockly’s Escort Company Of Cavalry (here, next to this marker); Storrs Cadet Troop (here, next to this marker); Rotunda Plaza (a few steps from this marker); The Little Round House (within shouting distance of this marker); University of Alabama Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Oliver-Barnard Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site Of Franklin Hall (about 300 feet away); Tuomey Hall (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
Also see . . . Alabama's Women's Hall of Fame: Amelia Gayle Gorgas. (Submitted on July 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
Categories. • Education • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,093 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 27, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.