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Guntersville in Marshall County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Events in Marshall County
During War Between The States
 
Events in Marshall County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Sandra Hughes, May 4, 2010
1. Events in Marshall County Marker
 
Inscription. 28-29 July, 1862 Guntersville shelled-burned by Union Artillery, Cavalry and Infantry.

Skirmish at Fern'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 Marshall County Court House (Front). Marker is in this post office area: Guntersville AL 35976, United States of America.
 
Events in Marshall County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Sandra Hughes, May 4, 2010
2. Events in Marshall County Marker
 

 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 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. 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); Pre-Civil War Cemetery (approx. 7.6 miles away); Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 8.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Guntersville.
 
Events in Marshall County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Sandra Hughes, May 4, 2010
3. Events in Marshall County Marker
In Memory of our son's of the South who fought, served and died during the war between the states.
 
 
Events in Marshall County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Sandra Hughes, May 4, 2010
4. Events in Marshall County Marker
 
 
Events in Marshall County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Sandra Hughes, May 4, 2010
5. Events in Marshall County Marker
Backside of marker
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 397 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 3, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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