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Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Birthplace of General Morgan

the Rebel Raider

 
 
Birthplace of General John Hunt Morgan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 2, 2010
1. Birthplace of General John Hunt Morgan Marker
Inscription.  In this house John Hunt Morgan was born June 1, 1825. This dashing cavalry leader of the Confederacy was killed at Greeneville, Tenn., Sept. 4, 1864.

This house, built in 1823, was the home, 1849-1949, of the heirs of Stephen Neal, Madison County's first Sheriff.
 
Erected 1955 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 34° 43.583′ N, 86° 34.883′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is on Franklin Street SE north of Lowe Avenue SE, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 558 Franklin Street, Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Twickenham Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Public Inn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Helion Lodge No. 1 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Bartley Primitive Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Howard Weeden Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Alabama’s Constitution And Statehood
Birthplace of General John Hunt Morgan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 2, 2010
2. Birthplace of General John Hunt Morgan Marker
Looking North along Franklin Street.
(approx. ¼ mile away); The Leroy Pope Mansion 1814 (approx. ¼ mile away); Bessie (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
 
Birthplace of General John Hunt Morgan image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 2, 2010
3. Birthplace of General John Hunt Morgan
General John Hunt Morgan image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 22, 2018
4. General John Hunt Morgan
This photo can be seen at Huntsville Train Depot, Huntsville, Alabama.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,255 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   4. submitted on September 26, 2018, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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