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

General James Shields

 
 
General James Shields Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
1. General James Shields Marker
Inscription.

Born in County Tyrone, Ireland
May 10, 1810
Died June 1, 1879
Rests in St. Mary's Cemetery near
Carrollton, Missouri

Soldier Statesman
Jurist Patriot
Brigadier General
Mexican War Civil War

Cerro Gordo Winchester
Chapultepec Port Republic

United States Senator from
Illinois - Missouri - Minnesota

Governor Oregon Territory
Commissioner U.S. Land Office
Justice Supreme Court of Illinois


 
Erected 1914 by the State of Missouri.
 
Location. 39° 21.489′ N, 93° 29.771′ W. Marker is in Carrollton, Missouri, in Carroll County. Marker is on Main Street (Business U.S. 65) south of Benton Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Monument is on the east grounds of the county courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 South Main Street, Carrollton MO 64633, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Court House Bell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named General James Shields (approx. 1.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial
General James Shields Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
2. General James Shields Marker
(approx. 1.9 miles away); The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri (approx. 10.1 miles away); Port of Waverly (approx. 10.1 miles away); Gen. Joseph O. Shelby Park (approx. 10.4 miles away); Santa Fe Trail (approx. 15.5 miles away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. James Shields Congressional Bio. (Submitted on November 23, 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 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Statue of Gen. James Shields Dedicated at Carrollton, Mo. (Submitted on November 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismPoliticsWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
General James Shields Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
3. General James Shields Monument
General James Shields Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
4. General James Shields Statue
General James Shields Monument Side Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
5. General James Shields Monument Side Statue
General James Shields Monument Side Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 11, 2015
6. General James Shields Monument Side Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 23, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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