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Cedar Bluff in Cherokee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Gen. John B. Hood Headquarters

 
 
Gen. John B. Hood Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Angela Nichols, April 19, 2018
1. Gen. John B. Hood Headquarters Marker
Inscription. Gen. Hood, commanding the Dept. of Tennessee and Georgia for the Confederate Army, made his headquarters in this house on Oct. 19, 1864 on his retreat from Atlanta to Tennessee via Gadsden. His army numbered approximately 40,000 troops.
 
Erected by Cherokee County Historical Society.
 
Location. 34° 16.551′ N, 85° 40.488′ W. Marker is in Cedar Bluff, Alabama, in Cherokee County. Marker is at the intersection of Alabama Route 273 and County Route 275, on the right when traveling south on State Route 273. Touch for map. Located in the front yard of the house. Marker is in this post office area: Cedar Bluff AL 35959, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway (approx. 4.7 miles away); Cornwall Furnace (approx. 5.3 miles away); David Hartline (approx. 5.3 miles away); History of Taff, Alabama (approx. 5.3 miles away); Indian Village of Costa (approx. 5.6 miles away); Sand Rock (approx. 5.9 miles away); Gaylesville (approx. 6 miles away); W.P. Brown & Sons Lumber Company (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cedar Bluff.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesWar, US Civil
 
Gen. John B. Hood Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Angela Nichols, April 19, 2018
2. Gen. John B. Hood Headquarters Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. This page has been viewed 94 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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