Moulton in Lawrence County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
General Leroy Pope Walker
Erected by Lawrence County Historical Commission, Inc.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Jesse James series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 7, 1817.
Location. 34° 28.536′ N, 87° 17.558′ W. Marker is in Moulton, Alabama, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street (Alabama Route 33) and College Street, on the right when traveling south on Market Street. In front of Lawrence County Board of Education building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14131 Market St, Moulton AL 35650, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Judge Thomas M. Peters (within shouting distance of this marker); General Phillip Dale Roddy (approx. 0.3 miles away); A County Older Than The State (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lawrence County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Anne Newport Royall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gallagher Hill/Science Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Peerson/McKelvey Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moulton.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia - LeRoy Pope Walker. (Submitted on October 24, 2013, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.)
2. Leroy Pope Walker. Secessionist, Politician, Confederate General. As the first Secretary of War in the CSA, appointed by President Jefferson Davis, he gave the signal, by telegraph from Montgomery, for the bombardment of Fort Sumter which started the five year civil war. (Submitted on October 24, 2013, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2013, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 716 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 24, 2013, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. 3. submitted on September 18, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 4. submitted on September 26, 2018, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.