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Hillsboro in Lawrence County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler

1836~1906

 
 
Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 8, 2009
1. Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler Marker
Inscription.
"Fighting Joe Wheeler"
Confederate Cavalry Commander
of Army of Tennessee.
Major~General, Cavalry,U.S.A.
in Spanish American War Soldier~Statesman~Author~Planter
One of Alabama's representatives
in the Statuary Hall in Washington.

 
Erected by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 39.146′ N, 87° 15.017′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, Alabama, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Alternate U.S. 72 and County Road 377, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 72Alternate . Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12280 AL 20 / U.S. 72 Alternate Highway, Hillsboro AL 35643, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of Gen. Joe Wheeler (a few steps from this marker); Home of Annie Wheeler (within shouting distance of this marker); McMahon House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Courtland Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); Early Roads / One of the South's First Railroads 1832 (approx. 3.6 miles away); American Legion - Post 58
Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler Marker (New Markers) image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 29, 2017
2. Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler Marker (New Markers)
(approx. 3.6 miles away); Courtland's Early Architecture (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Red Rovers / Red Rovers Roster (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. Joseph Wheeler. The Joseph Wheeler Plantation, previously known as Pond Spring, is located in Northwest Alabama. Currently owned by the Alabama Historical Commission, the house is undergoing major restoration and preservation to take it back to the 1920s condition. (Submitted on April 6, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. Derby Hall of Fame. Joseph "Fighting Joe" Wheeler stands tall at the U.S. Capitol (Submitted on April 6, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. GovernmentPoliticsWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 6, 2014
3. Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler Marker
Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 17, 2013
4. Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler
Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler Barn Restored image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 17, 2013
5. Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler Barn Restored
Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 17, 2013
6. Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler
The Sherrod House adjacent to the Wheeler House built in early 1830's.
Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 17, 2013
7. Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler
Tenant Farmer and Slave living quarters.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,636 times since then and 153 times this year. Last updated on September 7, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. Photos:   1. submitted on April 6, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   2. submitted on April 29, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   3. submitted on September 6, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 19, 2013, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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