Tanner in Limestone County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Gen. N.B. Forrest, C.S.A.
North Alabama Raid
—September 23-30, 1864 —
By swift action, surprise and bluff Forrest disrupted Union military plans from Decatur to Columbia.
Erected by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 34° 40.407′ N, 86° 56.999′ W. Marker is in Tanner, Alabama, in Limestone County. Marker is on Bee Line Highway (U.S. 31), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tanner AL 35671, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harris-Pryor House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oakland United Methodist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Southeast Air Forces Training Center (approx. 1.6 miles away); Gen. Jos. Wheeler (approx. 4.1 miles away); Gamble House (approx. 4.2 miles away); Ingalls Shipyard (approx. 4.4 miles away); Burleson House (circa 1836) (approx. 4.4 miles away); “a place of importance” - Union Leadership at Decatur (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tanner.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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