Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bridgeport, Alabama
Scottsboro is the county seat for Jackson County
Bridgeport is in Jackson County
Jackson County(38) ► ADJACENT TO JACKSON COUNTY DeKalb County(27) ► Madison County(196) ► Marshall County(32) ► Dade County, Georgia(14) ► Franklin County, Tennessee(97) ► Marion County, Tennessee(29) ►
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Vital Memphis-Charleston Railroad, "backbone of Confederacy", spanned Tennessee River here. Bridge burned several times, 1862-3.
Gen. Mitchell (US), occupying Huntsville after Battle of Shiloh, seized Bridgeport in April 1862 and held it . . . — — Map (db m83788) HM
This stone placed here as a memorial
to the brave men and women who
fought to defend their homeland against
northern invaders during the
War for Southern Independence.
Poor dirt farmers and homemakers who
owned neither slave nor . . . — — Map (db m197502) WM
May 23, 1838 the deadline for the Cherokee to move west to Oklahoma, Gen. Winfield Scott was sent in to AL, TN and GA to round up the Cherokee and place them in stockades near what is now Chattanooga, TN and Ft. Payne, AL. In June of 1838 about . . . — — Map (db m197505) HM