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Hanceville in Cullman County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

General Forrest’s

 
 
General Forrest’s Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
1. General Forrest’s Marker
Inscription. Pursuit and Union Col. Streight’s defense, from Battle Ground (26 M. - NW) to capture at Lawrence (80 M. - East) - said to be greatest cavalry fight in modern warfare. It passed here May 1, 1863.
 
Erected 1950 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 5.283′ N, 86° 47.717′ W. Marker is in Hanceville, Alabama, in Cullman County. Marker is on U.S. 31 south of Day Gap Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7400 U.S. 31, Hanceville AL 35077, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonel John G. Cullmann (approx. 6 miles away); The Ave Maria Grotto (approx. 6.3 miles away); St. John’s Evangelical Protestant Church (approx. 6.4 miles away); Sand Mountain Plateau (approx. 6.5 miles away); Weiss Cottage (approx. 6.5 miles away); Evangelical Protestant Church (approx. 6.5 miles away); “Die Deutsche Kolonie Von Nord Alabama” (approx. 6.6 miles away); Betz Addition Historic District (approx. 6.6 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
General Forrest’s at Johnsons Crossing image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
2. General Forrest’s at Johnsons Crossing
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,029 times since then. 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 September 23, 2016.
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