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Guntersville in Marshall County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Events in Marshall County

During War Between The States

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, May 4, 2010
1. Events in Marshall County Marker
Inscription.  28-29, July, 1862 Guntersville shelled-burned by Union Artillery, Cavalry and Infantry.

Skirmish at Fearn's, Law's, Matthew's Landings and Ft. Deposit.

1, May 1862 - Sand Mountain Cavalry Battle - CSA Gen. Forrest - Union Col. Streight.

24, Aug. 1863 - Ft. Deposit- Gunters Landing Skirmish.

27, Dec. 1863 - Buck Island Massacre.

2, Mar. 1864 - Guntersville attacked and captured by Union Infantry.

14, Mar. 1864 - Claysville Skirmish - Home Guard defeats and captured Union Infantry Company.

13, Apr. 1864 - Guntersville shelled by Union Gunboat attacked by Union Infantry.

22, May 1864 - Town Creek Skirmish.

26-27 May 1864 - Union forces moved through Marshall County enroute to Atlanta.

25, Oct. 1864 - Gen. Hood's 38,000 CSA Army Camps Brown Valley enroute Tenn.

14, Jan. 1865- Beard's Bluff and Ft. Deposit Skirmish.

15, Jan. 1865- Guntersville burned by Marines from Union Gunboats.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 34° 21.532′ 
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By Sandra Hughes, May 4, 2010
2. Events in Marshall County Marker
N, 86° 17.58′ W. Marker is in Guntersville, Alabama, in Marshall County. Marker is at the intersection of Paddle Wheel Drive (U.S. 431) and Taylor Street, on the right when traveling south on Paddle Wheel Drive. Right side of Marshall County Court House (Front). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guntersville AL 35976, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans of Foreign Wars Marshall County (here, next to this marker); Section of Core (here, next to this marker); Ravine Used For Protection Against Yankee Shelling (approx. ¼ mile away); John Gunter (approx. 0.4 miles away); History of Guntersville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Federal Troops Burn Guntersville During Civil War (approx. 0.4 miles away); Claysville Junior High School (approx. 3.6 miles away); A Celebration of 150 Years (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guntersville.
 
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By Sandra Hughes, May 4, 2010
3. Events in Marshall County Marker
In Memory of our son's of the South who fought, served and died during the war between the states.
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By Sandra Hughes, May 4, 2010
4. Events in Marshall County Marker
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By Sandra Hughes, May 4, 2010
5. Events in Marshall County Marker
Backside of marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 3, 2012, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 956 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on July 20, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 3, 2012, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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