(March 20, 1790 - January 22, 1857)Physician and military commander, Jack Shackelford, was born in Richmond, Virginia. He earned an M.D. degree and in 1811, moved to Winnsboro, South Carolina, where he opened his first practice and met Maria Youngue, whom he married. Shackelford enlisted in the army during the War of 1812, where he served on Andrew Jackson's staff and was wounded at Charleston. After the war, he moved his family to Alabama, where he continued to practice medicine, owned a cotton plantation and served in the state senate.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
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|Date Added||Thursday, July 16th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 472209 N 3620631|
|Decimal Degrees||32.72311667, -99.29656667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 43.387', W 99° 17.794'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 43' 23.22" N, 99° 17' 47.64" W|
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