Near Cedar Bluff in Cherokee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
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
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. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1853.
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 3 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); Occupation of Gaylesville (approx. 2½ miles away); Cherokee County Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Cornwall Furnace Memorial Park (approx. 2.9 miles Cornwall Furnace (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Cornwall Furnace (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cedar Bluff.
Also see . . . Streight's Raid. Encyclopedia of Alabama website entry (Submitted on October 17, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. This page has been viewed 3,719 times since then and 76 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.