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Near McCalla in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Eighth Iowa Cavalry

Croxton’s Raid

 
 
Croxton’s Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim & Renda Carr
1. Croxton’s Raid Marker
Inscription.  This tablet dedicated to the men of Companies D and I which, along with other detachments, attacked the Tannehill Ironworks March 31, 1865 under the command of Capt. William A. Sutherland, First Brigade, First Division (McCook’s), United States Cavalry Corps, Military Division of the Mississippi (USA).
 
Erected 1988 by Des Moines Civil War Round Table.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is March 31, 1885.
 
Location. 33° 14.967′ N, 87° 4.146′ W. Marker is near McCalla, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker can be reached from Confederate Parkway. Marker is located in the Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park close to the bathrooms in front of the two cannons. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12632 Confederate Parkway, Mc Calla AL 35111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tannehill Furnaces (here, next to this marker); Fowler House  (within shouting distance of this marker); Roupes Valley Iron Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Gott Cabin
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Dunkin House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Stewart House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Marchant House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Crocker House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McCalla.
 
Croxton’s Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim & Renda Carr, July 10, 2010
2. Croxton’s Raid Marker
The two cannons in front of the bathrooms image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim & Renda Carr, July 10, 2010
3. The two cannons in front of the bathrooms
Tannehill Ironworks image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim & Renda Carr
4. Tannehill Ironworks
Capt. William A Sutherland, USA (Center) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim & Renda Carr
5. Capt. William A Sutherland, USA (Center)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,211 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 13, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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