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Gen Charles Miller Shelley
Birth: Dec. 28, 1833
Sullivan County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 20, 1907
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. At the beginning of the Civil War, he was an architecture when he volunteered for the Alabama Talladega Artillery. When the Talladega Artillery reorganized as the 5th Alabama infantry, he was elected Captain and saw action at Manassas Junction. In March, 1862, he was commissioned a Colonel in the Confederate Army and commanded the 30th Alabama in Kentucky, at Port Gibson and surrendered at Vicksburg. After being prisoner exchanged, he served at Chattanooga, the Atlanta campaign and was promoted Brigadier General in September, 1864. As a brigade commander, he led his troops against Federal positions at Franklin and was captured again at Nashville. After being exchanged he saw service with the Army of Tennessee during the Carolina campaign, which ended with General Joseph E. Johnston's surrender on April 26, 1865. After the war, he served in the Alabama House of Representatives and was an auditor of the US Treasury. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Kathleen McConnell Shelley (1838 - 1877)*
  Ann Olivia McConnell Shelley (1843 - 1903)*
  Kathleen Shelley (1866 - 1866)*
  James Etter Shelley (1871 - 1936)*
  Elizabeth McConnell Shelley (1876 - 1950)*
  Kathleen McConnell Shelley (1877 - 1877)*
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Oak Hill Cemetery
Talladega County
Alabama, USA
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Record added: Feb 07, 2000
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