Near Waterloo in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Wilson's Headquarters and Camp
Gravelly Springs, Alabama
Erected by Florence Historic Board of Florence Alabama.
Location. 34° 53.072′ N, 87° 54.258′ W. Marker is near Waterloo, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 14 and County Route 2, on the right when traveling north on County Route 14. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waterloo AL 35677, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tiny Jewels of the Air (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rock Spring (approx. 1.8 miles away); Macedonia Church of Christ (approx. 3.1 miles away); Colbert Ferry (approx. 3.9 miles away); George Colbert Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Colbert's Stand (approx. 4 miles away); Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church and Cemetery (approx. 6.8 miles away); Waterloo (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterloo.
Also see . . .
1. Alabama Governors. George Smith Houston Houston was educated in the Lauderdale County Academy, read law in the office of Judge George Coalter in Florence, and completed his studies in Judge Boyle's law school in Harrodsburg, KY. (Submitted on July 7, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
2. The American Civil War. Major General James H. Wilson Wilson was probably the most distinguished of the "boy generals". He was the only officer promoted to troop command from Grant's regular staff. (Submitted on July 7, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
3. Al hometown locator. Gravelly Springs Lauderdale County Alabama (Submitted on July 7, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
4. Civil War Tales of Tennessee Valley by William L. McDonald. The Wild Wood Plantation at Gravelly Springs. (Submitted on July 7, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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