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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Cedar Bluff
Cedar Bluff, Alabama and Vicinity
▶ Cherokee County (38) ▶ Calhoun County (82) ▶ Cleburne County (2) ▶ DeKalb County (24) ▶ Etowah County (37) ▶ Chattooga County, Georgia (7) ▶ Floyd County, Georgia (23) ▶ Polk County, Georgia (9)
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|Dedicated to the memory
of all our servicemen
who were in the
Revolutionary War 1775-1783
War with Great Britain 1812-1814
Indian wars - various 1813-1837
War with Mexico 1846-1848
War Between the States 1861-1865
Spanish-American . . . — — Map (db m156266) WM|
|The Confederate States of America in 1862 commissioned the Noble Brothers of Rome, Georgia to erect a cold blast furnace to produce needed pig iron for the war effort.
The skilled labor was detailed from Confederate army personnel. It is . . . — — Map (db m83267) HM|
|Built in late 1862 by the Noble brothers, Cornwall Furnace was named for a similar blast iron furnace in James Noble's home state of Pennsylvania. The pig iron ingots produced from this facility were taken to the Noble Foundry in Rome where they . . . — — Map (db m156264) HM|
|The furnace was constructed 1862-1863 by the Nobles Brothers Foundry from Rome, GA using financing from the Confederate States of America. Slave labor was used to dig a half mile canal upstream to the Chattooga River, which powered the airblast. A . . . — — Map (db m156261) HM|
|Gen. Hood, commanding the Dept. of Tennessee and Georgia for the Confederate Army, made his headquarters in this house on Oct. 19, 1864 on his retreat from Atlanta to Tennessee via Gadsden. His army numbered approximately 40,000 troops. — — Map (db m116615) HM|
|This marks the place where Gen. N.B. Forrest with 322 men captured Col. A.D. Streight with 1466 men May 3, 1863 — — Map (db m12306) HM|
|This general area is believed to be the site of the Indian village of Costa visited by DeSoto July 2, 1540. The very old cedar trees may have been here at that time. They are some of the largest in the Southeast. These cedars are among the . . . — — Map (db m114988) HM|
|Constructed around 1875 by John Seaborn Watt for his bride, Emma Chastillette Williamson, this fine example of Victorian architecture was originally located near Yancey's Bend prior to the construction of Weiss Lake. The site was going to be . . . — — Map (db m137844) HM|