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Historical Markers in Alexandria, Alabama

 
Clickable Map of Calhoun County, Alabama and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Calhoun County, AL (88) Cherokee County, AL (44) Cleburne County, AL (2) Etowah County, AL (37) St. Clair County, AL (18) Talladega County, AL (29)  CalhounCounty(88) Calhoun County (88)  CherokeeCounty(44) Cherokee County (44)  CleburneCounty(2) Cleburne County (2)  EtowahCounty(37) Etowah County (37)  St.ClairCounty(18) St. Clair County (18)  TalladegaCounty(29) Talladega County (29)
Anniston is the county seat for Calhoun County
Alexandria is in Calhoun County
      Calhoun County (88)  
ADJACENT TO CALHOUN COUNTY
      Cherokee County (44)  
      Cleburne County (2)  
      Etowah County (37)  
      St. Clair County (18)  
      Talladega County (29)  
 
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1Alabama (Calhoun County), Alexandria — Crook Cemetery
James Crook established this cemetery in 1837 on land he purchased from Creek Indians. In 1834, he and his family moved to this area from South Carolina. In Nov. 1837, Samuel M. Crook, grandson of James Crook, was the first person buried here. . . . Map (db m36552) HM
2Alabama (Calhoun County), Alexandria — Lincoyerand The Battle of Tallasehatchee
At this site, on Nov. 3, 1813, after the Battle of Tallasehatchee, known then as Talluschatches, during the Creek Indian War, Gen. Andrew Jackson found a dead Creek Indian woman embracing her living infant son. Gen. Jackson, upon hearing that . . . Map (db m36551) HM
3Alabama (Calhoun County), Alexandria — TallasseehatcheeCreek Indian War 1813-14 — Nov. 3, 1813 —
Gen. John Coffee, commanding 900 Tennessee Volunteers, surrounded Indians nearby; killed some 200 warriors. This was first American victory. It avenged earlier massacre of 517 at Ft. Mims by Indians.Map (db m27610) HM
4Alabama (Calhoun County), Alexandria — The Tallasahatchie Battle Field
This stone marks the site of the Tallasahatchie Battle Field. On this spot Lieut. Gen. John Coffee with Gen. Andrew Jackson's men won a victory over the Creek Indians, Nov. 3, 1813.Map (db m36554) HM
 
 
  
 
 
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Dec. 10, 2022