Bear Creek in Marion County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
1st Dated Stone 1877
Erected by Winston County Grays Camp 1788 and Order of Confederate Rose Chapter 18.
Location. 34° 16.902′ N, 87° 43.313′ W. Marker is in Bear Creek, Alabama, in Marion County. Marker can be reached from Highway 172/241 0.1 miles north of Elliot Drive. Touch for map. About 0.1 mi from Elliot Drive traveling north, turn onto an unpaved road. The cemetery is about 0.1 mi on the left. Marker is in this post office area: Bear Creek AL 35543, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. City of Haleyville, Alabama (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Honorable Frank Minis Johnson, Jr. (approx. 6.9 miles away).
More about this marker. The cemetery is unfenced and recently (May 2016) maintained by the SCV Winston County Grays Camp 1788.
Regarding Factory Cemetery. The gravestone for Second Lieut. David W. Alexander mentions that he belonged to the 16th Alabama Infantry. This regiment, assembled at Courtland, Alabama, in August, 1861, contained men from Russell, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Franklin, Cherokee, and Marion
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil •
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