{⋆★⋆} BG Shelley, Charles M.

Charles Miller Shelley


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Born: December 28, 1833

Birthplace: Sullivan County, Tennessee

Father: William Parke Shelley 1801 – 1874

Mother: Margaret Finley Etter 1804 – 1874

1st Wife: Kathleen McConnell 1838 – 1877
(Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Talladega, Alabama)​

2nd Wife: Ann Olivia McConnell 1843 – 1903
(Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Talladega, Alabama)​

Children:

Kathleen McConnell Shelley 1866 – 1866​
(Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Talladega, Alabama)​
McConnell Shelley 1868 – 1891​
Elizabeth McConnell Shelley 1876 – 1950​
(Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Talladega, Alabama)​
Kathleen McConnell Shelley 1876 – 1878​
(Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Talladega, Alabama)​
James Etter Shelley 1871 – 1936​

Education:

Limited Education​

Occupation before War:

Architect & Builder in Alabama​

Civil War Career:

1861: 1st Lt. Stationed at Fort Morgan, Alabama
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1861 – 1862: Captain in 5th Alabama Infantry Regiment​
1861: Participated in the First Battle of Bull Run​
1861: Resigned as Captain in 5th Alabama Infantry Regiment​
1862 – 1864: Colonel of 30th Alabama Infantry Regiment​
1862: Served in the Kentucky Campaign​
1862: Participated in the Battle of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee​
1863: Captured and Paroled at Vicksburg, Mississippi​
1864: Participated in the Battle of Rocky Face Ridge​
1864: Participated in the Battle of Resaca, Georgia​
1864: Participated in the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee​
1864 – 1865: Brigadier General of Confederate Army Infantry​

Occupation after War:
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Sheriff of Dallas County, Alabama​
1877 – 1881: United States Representative from Alabama​
1882 – 1883: United States Representative from Alabama​
1883 – 1885: United States Representative from Alabama​
1885 – 1905: Promoter of Industrial Business in Birmingham, Alabama​
Died: January 20, 1907

Place of Death: Birmingham, Alabama

Age at time of Death: 73 years old

Burial Place: Oak Hill Cemetery, Talladega, Alabama

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