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Blountsville in Blount County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Federal Raid

May 1, 1863

 

1 mile south

 
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By Tim Carr, November 7, 2009
1. Federal Raid Marker
Inscription. Gen. N.B. Forrest (CSA) Captured wagon train and supplies of Col. Streight's raiders (USA). Forrest continued his relentless pursuit eastward toward final capture of Streight.
 
Erected 1952 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 5.958′ N, 86° 34.542′ W. Marker is in Blountsville, Alabama, in Blount County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 231), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located in front of Calvary Baptist Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 70621 Main Street, Blountsville AL 35031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ebenezer Hearn 1794-1862 (approx. 1.5 miles away); Blountsville (approx. 1.5 miles away); Blountsville Court Square Timeline (approx. 1.5 miles away); Exploit of Murphree Sisters (approx. 5.2 miles away); Battle Royal (approx. 5.2 miles away); Town of Susan Moore (approx. 9 miles away); Homesite and Grave of George Powell (approx. 10.1 miles away); Bailey School (approx. 10.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Blountsville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Federal Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr
2. Federal Raid Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,648 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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