Near Gadsden in Etowah County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Turkey Town Monument
Chief Turkey-Turkey Town Valley Expedition-May We Never Forget
On October 25, 1864, the Turkey Town Valley Expedition of the XV Corps Union Army led by Major General Peter J. Osterhaus was stopped by the Confederate Calvary led by Joseph Wheeler at this site. Total casualties: US 287 CS 92.
May we never forget the men and women of Turkey Town Valley who labored and fought to preserve their southern heritage and freedom. This stone is then dedicated in their honor. Erected by Turkey Town Valley Camp 1512 Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Erected by Turkey Town Valley Camp 1512 Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
Location. 34° 3.969′ N, 85° 55.722′ W. Marker is near Gadsden, Alabama, in Etowah County. Marker is on U.S. 411, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gadsden AL 35901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. The Lynching of Bunk Richardson (approx. 5½ miles away); John H. Wisdom (approx. 5.6 miles away); Emma Sansom Monument (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Legend Of Noccalula (approx. 5.6 miles away); Gadsden, Alabama (approx. 5.6 miles away); Paul Harvey Loyalty Day (approx. 5.6 miles away); Gadsden Times-News Building (approx. 5.7 miles away); The North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gadsden.
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