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

Jefferson Warriors

 
 
Jefferson Warriors Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, June 17, 2008
1. Jefferson Warriors Marker
Inscription. In honor of the men from Mt. Pinson who formed the "Jefferson Warriors" in mid-July, 1861. Marching to Huntsville, they were mustered into the Confederate army on August 12th as Company C of the Nineteenth Alabama Infantry Regiment under the command of Colonel Joseph Wheeler. Engaged in momentous battles at Shiloh, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Atlanta, Nashville, and Bentonville, N.C., the 19th suffered such losses that only 76 members of the Regiment were present at the surrender in April, 1865.
 
Erected 2000 by Alabama Historical Assocition.
 
Location. 33° 41.448′ N, 86° 40.98′ W. Marker is in Pinson, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Center Point Road (State Highway 75) south of Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in a park between Main Street and Roddam Road. Marker is in this post office area: Pinson AL 35126, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pinson, Alabama (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Center Point, Alabama (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Clay Community (approx. 4.6 miles away); Wear Cemetery (approx. 5.7 miles away); Trussville Furnace (approx. 6.2 miles away); Trussville, Alabama (approx. 6.3 miles away); Confederate Storehouse Burned By Federal Troops (approx. 6.5 miles away); First Baptist Church of Trussville (approx. 6.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  History of Pinson Alabama from Bham Wiki. (Submitted on January 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,270 times since then and 49 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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