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

Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight

 
 
Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Tibbs, March 27, 2008
1. Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight Monument Marker
Inscription.  This marks the place where Gen. N.B. Forrest with 322 men captured Col. A.D. Streight with 1466 men May 3, 1863
 
Erected 1939 by Forney District Ala. United Daughters of The Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 34° 14.055′ N, 85° 32.417′ W. Marker is near Cedar Bluff, Alabama, in Cherokee County. Marker is on State Highway 9 0.1 miles west of Route 35, on the right when traveling west. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Long Shadows House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Chattooga River (approx. 2.4 miles away); Gaylesville (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cherokee County Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Cornwall Furnace Memorial Park (approx. 2.9 miles away); Cornwall Furnace (approx. 2.9 miles away); a
Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight Monument Marker (Backside) image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 19, 2011
2. Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight Monument Marker (Backside)
different marker also named Cornwall Furnace (approx. 2.9 miles away); Indian Village of Costa (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cedar Bluff.
 
Also see . . .  Nathan Bedford Forrest. (Submitted on October 10, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
 
Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Angela Nichols, November 9, 2019
3. Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight Marker
Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Angela Nichols, November 9, 2019
4. Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight Marker
Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight Monument image. Click for full size.
By David Tibbs, March 27, 2008
5. Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight Monument
Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 19, 2011
6. Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight Monument Marker
Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 29, 2014
7. Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight Monument Marker
The Sons of Confederate Veterans Alabama Division has added concrete paths and is planning for additional wayside informational markers at the site. It was rededicated in 2014.
Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight Monument Marker Next to Alabama Highway 9 image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 19, 2011
8. Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight Monument Marker Next to Alabama Highway 9
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. This page has been viewed 3,271 times since then and 117 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 10, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.   2. submitted on March 20, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   3, 4. submitted on November 9, 2019, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama.   5. submitted on October 10, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.   6. submitted on March 20, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   7. submitted on October 1, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   8. submitted on March 20, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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Nov. 28, 2020