Historic Markers Across Alabama

Forrest Defeats Streight

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Ala. Hwy 9, Lawrence
County: Cherokee
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None


May 3, 1863. Here General Forrest with about 500 men forced the surrender of Colonel Streight's army of about 1500 men. The surrender climaxed a series of running battles from Muscle Shoals. This was one of the most brilliant campaigns of General Forrest, master of stratagem.


missing in 2010

End of Forrest Defeats Streight