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Trussville in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Storehouse Burned By Federal Troops

April 20, 1865

 
 
Confederate Storehouse Burned By Federal Troops Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, May 3, 2008
1. Confederate Storehouse Burned By Federal Troops Marker
Inscription. On this site stood the stone warehouse of Captain Thomas Truss and Marcus Worthington. Stored here were meats, grains and clothing collected by the Confederate government as a war tax. Disabled C.S.A. veteran Felix M. Wood was receiver of the tax at Trussville. The building was burned by a detachment of Wilson's Raiders under the command of John T. Croxton, Brigadier General U.S. Volunteers.
 
Erected 1995 by Alabama Historical Commission / Trussville Historical Board.
 
Location. 33° 37.182′ N, 86° 36.51′ W. Marker is in Trussville, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of North Chalkville Road and Main Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling south on North Chalkville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trussville AL 35173, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Baptist Church of Trussville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Trussville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cahaba Project (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trussville, Alabama (approx. half a mile away); Trussville Furnace (approx. 0.7 miles
Site Of The Confederate Storehouse at Main Street & North Chalkville Road image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, December 21, 2009
2. Site Of The Confederate Storehouse at Main Street & North Chalkville Road
away); Center Point, Alabama (approx. 4.6 miles away); Pioneer Massey Cemetery (approx. 5 miles away); The Clay Community (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trussville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,547 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 24, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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