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Hanceville in Cullman County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

General Forrest’s

 
 
General Forrest’s Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
1. General Forrest’s Marker
Inscription.  Pursuit and Union Col. Streight’s defense, from Battle Ground (26 M. - NW) to capture at Lawrence (80 M. - East) - said to be greatest cavalry fight in modern warfare. It passed here May 1, 1863.
 
Erected 1950 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1888.
 
Location. 34° 5.283′ N, 86° 47.717′ W. Marker is in Hanceville, Alabama, in Cullman County. Marker is on County Road 31 south of Day Gap Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7400 US 31, Hanceville AL 35077, 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. History of a Name (approx. 2.4 miles away); Bent But Not Broken (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Little School House
General Forrest’s at Johnsons Crossing image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
2. General Forrest’s at Johnsons Crossing
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(approx. 5.7 miles away); Colonel John G. Cullmann (approx. 6 miles away); The Ave Maria Grotto (approx. 6.3 miles away); St. John’s Evangelical Protestant Church (approx. 6.4 miles away); Sand Mountain Plateau (approx. 6˝ miles away); Weiss Cottage (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanceville.
 
Also see . . .  Encyclopedia of Alabama Streight's Raid. (Submitted on March 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
General Nathan Bedford Forrest (C.S.A.) / Colonel Abel Delos Streight (U.S.A.) image. Click for full size.
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3. General Nathan Bedford Forrest (C.S.A.) / Colonel Abel Delos Streight (U.S.A.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,456 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   3. submitted on March 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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May. 26, 2022