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Cherokee County Alabama Historical Markers

 
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By Tim & Renda Carr, March 19, 2011
Cornwall Furnace Marker
Alabama (Cherokee County), Cedar Bluff — Cornwall Furnace
The Confederate States of America in 1862 commissioned the Noble Brothers of Rome, Georgia to erect a cold blast furnace to produce needed pig iron for the war effort. The skilled labor was detailed from Confederate army personnel. It is . . . — Map (db m83267) HM
Alabama (Cherokee County), Cedar Bluff — Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight
This marks the place where Gen. N.B. Forrest with 322 men captured Col. A.D. Streight with 1466 men May 3, 1863 — Map (db m12306) HM

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