Near Cullman in Cullman County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Battle of Hog Mountain
April 30, 1863
Col. Streight’s raiders (U.S.A.)
In hand-to-hand battle after dark 3 horses shot from under Forrest, Union force fled southward with Forrest in relentless pursuit.
Erected 1952 by Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 34° 11.679′ N, 86° 57.313′ W. Marker is near Cullman, Alabama, in Cullman County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 278 and County Road 1145, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 278. Located in front of Spring Hill Baptist Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5400 US Highway 278 W, Cullman AL 35057, 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. Streight’s Raid (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Streight’s Raid (approx. 1.3 miles away); Clarkson Covered Bridge (approx. 2.2 miles away); Land-Use and Water Quality Alabama's Physical Diversity (approx. 2.2 miles away); What’s the Big Deal about Litter?! (approx. 2.2 miles away); Alabama's Aquatic Biodiversity (approx. 2.2 miles away); What happens to my wastewater? (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cullman.
More about this marker. The actual battle ground for the Battle of Hog Mountain is located about 2 ½ miles northwest of this marker along Crooked Creek off County Road 1127.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 4,832 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. 3. submitted on January 28, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 31, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.