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Carrollton in Carroll County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

General James Shields

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
1. General James Shields Marker
Inscription.

Born in County Tyrone Ireland
May 10-1810
Died in Ottumwa Iowa
June 1-1879

Soldier Jurist Statesman

United States Senator from
Illinois Minnesota and Missouri

Cerro Gordo Chapultepec

Winchester Port Republic

Erected by the United States
under an Act of the Congress
Approved March 15-1910


 
Location. 39° 23.016′ N, 93° 29.135′ W. Marker is in Carrollton, Missouri, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 65 and County Road 620/CC, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 65. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: St Mary's Cemetery, Carrollton MO 64633, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named General James Shields (approx. 1.9 miles away); Court House Bell (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (approx. 11.9 miles away); Port of Waverly (approx. 11.9 miles away); Gen. Joseph O. Shelby Park (approx. 12.2 miles away).
 
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Also see . . .
General James Shields Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
2. General James Shields Marker

1. James Shields Congressional Bio. (Submitted on November 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. General James Shields: soldier, orator, statesman (by Henry A. Castle, Minnesota Historical Society). (Submitted on November 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismPoliticsWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
General James Shields Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
3. General James Shields Marker
General James Shields Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
4. General James Shields Marker
General James Shields Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
5. General James Shields Marker
General James Shields Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
6. General James Shields Monument
Missouri Seal on General James Shields Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
7. Missouri Seal on General James Shields Monument
General James Shields Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
8. General James Shields Monument
Bust of General James Shields image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
9. Bust of General James Shields
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 169 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on November 22, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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