Barton in Colbert County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Civil War Skirmish at The Barton Cemetery
Civil War Skirmishes at Barton
In 1862~63, Confederate forces fought several sharp skirmishes near Barton as they sought to repel or delay Union expeditions invading the Tennessee Valley from the Federal stronghold at Corinth, Mississippi.
Dec. 12, 1862~~~ Col. T.W. Sweeny, USA vs Col. P.D. Roddey, CSA
Apr. 17, 1863 ~~~Gen. G.M. Dodge, USA vs Col. P.D. Roddey, CS
Oct. 20, 1863~~~ Gen. P.J. Osterhaus, USA vs Col. Jeff Forrest, CSA
Oct. 26, 1863 ~~~Gen. P.J. Osterhaus, USA vs Gen. S.D. Lee, CSA
Erected 1997 by Barton Cemetery Board
Location. 34° 44.194′ N, 87° 52.943′ W. Marker is in Barton, Alabama, in Colbert County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Lee Highway (County Road 20) and Garner Lane, on the right when traveling west on Old Lee Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cherokee AL 35616, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History of Cherokee (approx. 5.3 miles away); Driven Up The Waters (approx. 7.6 miles away); Trace Travelers (approx. 7.7 miles away); A Chickasaw Planter (approx. 7.7 miles away); Chickasaw Hospitality (approx. 7.8 miles away); George Colbert Memorial (approx. 7.8 miles away); Colbert's Stand (approx. 7.8 miles away); Colbert Ferry (approx. 7.8 miles away).
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