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Near Spring Garden in Cherokee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Ladiga Cavalry Skirmish

October 28, 1864

 
 
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By Angela Nichols, April 25, 2019
1. Ladiga Calvalry Skirmish Marker
Inscription.  Last fighting between armies of Hood and Sherman. Here Ferguson turned back Kilpatrick's larger force.

These two armies had fought all summer from Chattanooga to Atlanta, west to here.

To split South, Sherman turned, led Union forces in March to Sea. Hood withdrew to reoccupy Tennessee, fighting Battles of Franklin, Nashville.
 
Erected 1956 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 33° 57.567′ N, 85° 34.533′ W. Marker is near Spring Garden, Alabama, in Cherokee County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of County Route 587 and Troy Lane, on the right when traveling south. Located in the cemetery of old Carmel Presbyterian Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Piedmont AL 36272, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carmel Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spring Garden (approx. 1.6 miles away); Cherokee County's Paul Revere (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Alabama Tennessee River Railroad
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(approx. 3.2 miles away); Piedmont First United Methodist Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); Cross Plains - Piedmont (approx. 3.2 miles away); Rock Run Furnace (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spring Garden.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2019, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on April 26, 2019, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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