Near Cullman in Cullman County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Battle of Hog Mountain
April 30, 1863
Col. Streight’s raiders (U.S.A.)
In hand-to-hand battle after dark 3 horses shot from under Forrest, Union force fled southward with Forrest in relentless pursuit.
Erected 1952 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 34° 11.679′ N, 86° 57.313′ W. Marker is near Cullman, Alabama, in Cullman County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 278 and County Road 1145, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 278. Click for map. Located in front of Spring Hill Baptist Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5400 U.S. Highway 278 W, Cullman AL 35057, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Streight’s Raid (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Streight’s Raid (approx. 1.3 miles away); Clarkson Covered Bridge (approx. 2.2 miles away); Cullman County Vietnam Memorial (approx. 5.5 miles away); Operation Iraqi Freedom - Afghanistan Memorial (approx. 5.5 miles away); Combat Wounded Veterans PFC Patrick Bates (approx. 5.5 miles away); Cullman County Korean War Memorial (approx. 5.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cullman.
More about this marker. The actual battle ground for the Battle of Hog Mountain is located about 2 ½ miles northwest of this marker along Crooked Creek off County Road 1127.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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