Blountsville in Blount County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
May 1, 1863
—1 mile south —
Forrest continued his relentless pursuit eastward toward final capture of Streight.
Erected 1952 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 34° 5.958′ N, 86° 34.542′ W. Marker is in Blountsville, Alabama, in Blount County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 231), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in front of Calvary Baptist Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 70621 Main Street, Blountsville AL 35031, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ebenezer Hearn 1794-1862 (approx. 1½ miles away); Blountsville (approx. 1½ miles away); Blountsville Court Square Timeline (approx. 1½ miles away); Exploit of Murphree Sisters (approx. 5.2 miles away); Battle Royal (approx. 5.2 miles away); Town of Susan Moore (approx. 9 miles away); Homesite and Grave of George Powell (approx. 10.1 miles away); Bailey School (approx. 10.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blountsville.
Also see . . . The Encyclopedia of Alabama article: Streight's Raid. (Submitted on January 30, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
1. Relentless pursuit!
General Forrest was able to quickly catch up with Streight's Union troops, forcing
— Submitted March 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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