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SHOCKLEY'S INDEPENDENT ESCORT COMPANY

This independent cavalry escort was recruited from Cadets at the University Of Alabama in March 1864. The unit was intended to be attached to Ball's 8th Alabama Cavalry but before it could be fully recruited, the 8th was complete. The unit was assigned as an escort to General Pillow until his resignation. The unit was then assigned to General Adams. It surrendered with the forces of General N.B. Forrest at Gainesville, Alabama May 10,1865. It's Captain, Branscom Shockley, was but a 19 year old student at the University when he recruited other students to form the company.

25 memorials
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 Charles S. Archer

Charles S. Archer

22 Sep 1845 – 31 Jan 1926

Westover, Shelby County, Alabama, USA

Pvt CHARLES LEROY BARKER, Sr

Pvt CHARLES LEROY BARKER, Sr

25 Dec 1847 – 29 Oct 1924

Marion, Perry County, Alabama, USA

 Daniel Judson Bender, Sr

Daniel Judson Bender, Sr

28 May 1848 – 24 Jan 1893

Woodlawn, Harrison County, Texas, USA

 Julius C. DeW Bender

Julius C. DeW Bender

Birth and death dates unknown.

Pleasant Hill, Dallas County, Alabama, USA

 Henry McKenzie Burt

Henry McKenzie Burt

2 Sep 1844 – 31 Aug 1917

Talladega, Talladega County, Alabama, USA

Dr Shelby Chadwick Carson

Dr Shelby Chadwick Carson

26 Jan 1846 – 14 Dec 1924

Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama, USA

 William Hickman Clopton

William Hickman Clopton

9 Aug 1848 – 19 Apr 1913

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

 Junius King Connor

Junius King Connor

5 May 1849 – 18 Oct 1928

Dayton, Marengo County, Alabama, USA

 Thomas E. Cowin

Thomas E. Cowin

1845 – 27 Jun 1890

Greensboro, Hale County, Alabama, USA

 Augustus W Crum

Augustus W Crum

16 Apr 1846 – 31 May 1880

Wilcox County, Alabama, USA

 Thomas J Driskell

Thomas J Driskell

1845 – 1901

Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, USA

No grave photo

Richard P “Dick” Elgin

unknown – 12 Oct 1882

Converse County, Wyoming, USA

 Nathan Hix Frazer

Nathan Hix Frazer

20 Oct 1844 – 16 Mar 1925

Union Springs, Bullock County, Alabama, USA

 Andrew Galloway

Andrew Galloway

12 Dec 1833 – 26 Sep 1919

Ozark, Dale County, Alabama, USA

No grave photo

Morgan Smith Gilmer

1846 – 1916

Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA

 Charles Harrison Hale

Charles Harrison Hale

26 Jul 1847 – 18 Mar 1880

Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi, USA

 William Clarence Jones

William Clarence Jones

9 Nov 1845 – 3 Feb 1920

Camden, Wilcox County, Alabama, USA

 John Haywood Miller

John Haywood Miller

20 Feb 1842 – 28 Apr 1926

San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA

 Robert Weakley Patton

Robert Weakley Patton

18 Mar 1844 – 6 Apr 1865

Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, USA

 James Franklin Pittman

James Franklin Pittman

26 Sep 1847 – 10 Sep 1922

Springfield, Randolph County, Alabama, USA

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