Noble Leslie DeVotie

Noble Leslie DeVotie (HM287)

Location: Gulf Shores, AL 36542 Baldwin County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 13.792', W 88° 1.4'

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(Obverse): First Alabama soldier to lose life in Civil War. DeVotie graduated in 1856 from University of Alabama; Presbyterian Theological Seminary at Princeton in 1859. In 1856 at the University of Alabama, he was chief founder of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, the only national social fraternity founded in the Deep South.

(Reverse): First Alabama soldier to die in Civil War.Drowned Feb. 12, 1861 while on duty as chaplain of Alabama troops here. Before enlisting he was pastor of Selma Baptist Church. He was 23 at time of death.
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HM NumberHM287
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Year Placed1964
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 3:46pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 401527 N 3344699
Decimal Degrees30.22986667, -88.02333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 13.792', W 88° 1.4'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 13' 47.52" N, 88° 1' 24.00" W
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Area Code(s)251
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1251-1351 Fort Morgan Road, Gulf Shores AL 36542, US
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