Historic Markers Across Alabama

Gen. William C. Gorgas

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Location: 2113 Saint Stephens Road, Mobile, AL
County: Mobile
Coordinates: N 30° 42.696    W 088° 4.878
  30.7116    -88.0813
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Gen. William C. Gorgas

On this site stood the Gov. John Gayle home, birthplace of William Crawford Gorgas, world famous sanitarian, Panama Canal Zone, 1902-14; Surgeon Gen. & Maj. General; conqueror of dread plagues of yellow fever and malaria.

Historic Mobile Preservation Society

End of Gen. William C. Gorgas