Stanton in Chilton County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
April 1, 1865
Forrest was seeking to delay Wilson pending arrival of scattered (CSA) units.
Forrest in heavy fighting to inspire men suffered sabre wound but killed opponent.
Swollen streams and intercepted orders blocked aid for Forrest, forced his retreat.
Erected 1963 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 32° 44.159′ N, 86° 54.011′ W. Marker is in Stanton, Alabama, in Chilton County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 22 and County Road 45, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 22. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5349 Alabama Highway 22, Stanton AL 36790, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maplesville United Methodist Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Scandinavian Cemetery (approx. 16 miles away); Thorsby Remembers Our Veterans (approx. 16.4 miles away); Thorsby: A Scandinavian Colony in the South (approx. 16½ miles away).
Also see . . . The Battle of Ebenezer Church - Stanton, Alabama (Submitted on November 6, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
Categories. • Churches & Religion • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 943 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 6, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.