Guntersville in Marshall County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Events in Marshall County
During War Between The States
Skirmish at Fearn's, Law's, Matthew's Landings and Ft. Deposit.
1, May 1862 - Sand Mountain Cavalry Battle - CSA Gen. Forrest - Union Col. Streight.
24, Aug. 1863 - Ft. Deposit- Gunters Landing Skirmish.
27, Dec. 1863 - Buck Island Massacre.
2, Mar. 1864 - Guntersville attacked and captured by Union Infantry.
14, Mar. 1864 - Claysville Skirmish - Home Guard defeats and captured Union Infantry Company.
13, Apr. 1864 - Guntersville shelled by Union Gunboat attacked by Union Infantry.
22, May 1864 - Town Creek Skirmish.
26-27 May 1864 - Union forces moved through Marshall County enroute to Atlanta.
25, Oct. 1864 - Gen. Hood's 38,000 CSA Army Camps Brown Valley enroute Tenn.
14, Jan. 1865- Beard's Bluff and Ft. Deposit Skirmish.
15, Jan. 1865- Guntersville burned by Marines from Union Gunboats.
Location. 34° 21.532′ N, 86° 17.58′ W. Marker is in Guntersville, Alabama, in Marshall County. Marker is at the intersection of Paddle Wheel Drive (U.S. 431) and Taylor Street, on the right when traveling south on Paddle Wheel Drive. Click for map. Right side of
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans of Foreign Wars Marshall County (here, next to this marker); Section of Core (here, next to this marker); Ravine Used For Protection Against Yankee Shelling (approx. ¼ mile away); John Gunter (approx. 0.4 miles away); History of Guntersville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Federal Troops Burn Guntersville During Civil War (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Celebration of 150 Years (approx. 7.6 miles away); Pre-Civil War Cemetery (approx. 7.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Guntersville.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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