Historic Markers Across Alabama



Battleground



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: at the intersection of State Highway 157 and County Road 1101, Vinemont, Alabama
County: Cullman
Coordinates: N 34° 18.217    W 086° 59.8
  34.30361666    -86.99666666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMNAAK
 



Text:

Named after a Civil War battle fought April 30, 1863, between Confederate troops commanded by General Nathan Bradford Forrest and Union troops commanded by Colonel Abel D. Streight. Confederates lost 50 to 75 men killed or wounded. Union lost 30 men. Shortly after the battle Union forces fled to Hog Mountain pursued by the Confederates.







End of Battleground