“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Prattville in Autauga County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)

The Prattville Dragoons

The Prattville Dragoons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 17, 2013
1. The Prattville Dragoons Marker
This boulder erected by
The Merrill E. Pratt Chapter U.D.C.
April 26, 1916,
marks the spot where
The Prattville Dragoons
assembled in April, 1861,
on the eve of their departure
to the war,
and is commemorative of their
patriotism in the Confederate service.

Erected 1916 by Merrill E. Pratt Chapter U.D.C.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 32° 27.758′ N, 86° 28.15′ W. Marker is in Prattville, Alabama, in Autauga County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Washington Street and East 4th Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 90 Washington Street, Prattville AL 36067, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saint Mark's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Sidney Lanier (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sidney Lanier/Prattville Male and Female Academy Site (about 400 feet away); Daniel Pratt/First United Methodist Church
The Prattville Dragoons Boulder image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 17, 2013
2. The Prattville Dragoons Boulder
(approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Prattville, Alabama / Original Members (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mulbry Grove Cottage (approx. 0.3 miles away); A County Older Than the State, Autauga County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Autauga County Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prattville.
Additional comments.
1. Additional marker text is as follows:
Deo Vindice

(front side of secondary marker) Prattville Dragoons

On this memorial are engraved the names of the 100 original officers and men of the Prattville Dragoons. Their dedication to their families, their homes and their county is remembered and honored by their descendants.


Jessie Cox, Captain ∙ S. D. Olliver, First Lieutenant ∙ Alfred Y Smith, Second Lieutenant ∙ Adam Felder, Third Lieutenant ∙ William Montgomery, Brevet Second Lieutenant ∙ T.J. Ormsby, First Sergeant ∙ R.M. Moncrief, Second Sergeant ∙ E.W. Parker, Third Sergeant ∙ J.L. Wainright, Fourth Sergeant ∙ Wilbur F. Mims, Fifth Sergeant
The Prattville Dragoons Markers image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 17, 2013
3. The Prattville Dragoons Markers
∙ W.L. Knox, First Corporal ∙ John Cotton, Second Corporal ∙ George W. Ward, Third Corporal ∙ J.M. Hall, Fourth Corporal ∙ A.S. McKeithen, Surgeon ∙ Norman Knox, Bugler ∙ H.F. Debardeleben, Ensign & Commissary ∙ William Patterson, Farrier

(reverse side of secondary marker) Britton, Boon ∙ B.H. Booth ∙ D.B. Booth ∙ Jesse H. Booth ∙ William Booth ∙ Mack Brewer ∙ George O. Brosnaham ∙ Hiram Brown ∙ Lucien Brown ∙ W.N. Bush ∙ Thomas Carter ∙ Adam Cloninger ∙ John Cook ∙ I.H. Cook ∙ Warren Deavanport ∙ A.P. Debardeleben ∙ R.K. Debardeleben ∙ George W. Durden ∙ Thomas Flynn ∙ Henry Fralick ∙ Robert Goodson ∙ W.A. Goodson ∙ W.T. Goodson ∙ W.T. Goodwin ∙ Y.P. Gordon ∙ William Archibald Graham ∙ Robert Graves ∙ Thomas Graves ∙ George W. Hale ∙ Henry A. Hale ∙ Mathew Hale ∙ T.J. Hamilton ∙ John Harris ∙ David Harrold ∙ B.F. Haynie ∙ James Haynie ∙ A. Henchen ∙ Charles Herron ∙ J.M. Hill ∙ T.B. Hill ∙ Harper James ∙ J.H. Jarrett ∙ Julian Johnson ∙ Henry Kelly ∙ H.J. Livingston ∙ D.C. McCord ∙ A. McGruder ∙ O.H. McWilliams ∙ A.D. Mims ∙ Shadrach
The Prattville Dragoons image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 17, 2013
4. The Prattville Dragoons
Mims ∙ A.T. Mitchell ∙ John Montgomery ∙ A.C. Oats ∙ John Pearce ∙ S.H. Pearce ∙ A.D. Pope ∙ James Rawlinson ∙ John L. Rawlinson ∙ E.A. Reese ∙ Littleton Reese ∙ W.T. Rice ∙ C.P. Riggs ∙ Robert Roper ∙ Alison Scroogin ∙ G.W. Sears ∙ C. Whitfield Smith ∙ Sidney C. Smith ∙ Thomas Lide Smith ∙ Thomas W. Smith ∙ Virgil I. Smith ∙ William Jackson Smith ∙ E.C. Stewart ∙ John Stolenaker ∙ Clinton Thompson ∙ Jasper N. Thompson ∙ M.S. Wadsworth ∙ W.W. Wadsworth ∙ John Wainwright ∙ Robert Ward ∙ William White ∙ Thomas Williams ∙ John Wood

And two faithful colored cooks

Sandy House and Woodson Pope

This memorial was dedicated April 2002 by the Prattville Dragoons Camp 1524, Sons of Confederate Veterans
    — Submitted February 4, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

Categories. War, US Civil
The Prattville Dragoons Marker (Reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 17, 2013
5. The Prattville Dragoons Marker (Reverse)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 977 times since then and 118 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 17, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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