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Cedar Bluff in Cherokee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Gen. John B. Hood Headquarters

 
 
Gen. John B. Hood Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Angela Nichols, April 19, 2018
1. Gen. John B. Hood Headquarters Marker
Inscription.  Gen. Hood, commanding the Dept. of Tennessee and Georgia for the Confederate Army, made his headquarters in this house on Oct. 19, 1864 on his retreat from Atlanta to Tennessee via Gadsden. His army numbered approximately 40,000 troops.
 
Erected by Cherokee County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable PlacesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 34° 16.551′ N, 85° 40.488′ W. Marker is in Cedar Bluff, Alabama, in Cherokee County. Marker is at the intersection of Alabama Route 273 and County Route 275, on the right when traveling south on State Route 273. Located in the front yard of the house. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cedar Bluff AL 35959, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Round Mountain Iron Furnace (approx. 4.4 miles away); Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway (approx. 4.7 miles away); Cornwall Furnace (approx. 5.3 miles away); David Hartline (approx. 5.3 miles away); History of Taff, Alabama
Gen. John B. Hood Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Angela Nichols, April 19, 2018
2. Gen. John B. Hood Headquarters Marker
(approx. 5.3 miles away); Indian Village of Costa (approx. 5.6 miles away); Sand Rock (approx. 5.9 miles away); Gaylesville (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cedar Bluff.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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