Historic Markers Across Alabama



Battle of Day's Gap April 30, 1863



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: next to the Hurricane Creek Park on U.S. 31, Vinemont, Alabama
County: Cullman
Coordinates: N 34° 17.217    W 086° 53.733
  34.28695    -86.89555
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Battle of Day’s Gap
April 30, 1863
— ---- 6 miles west --> —

Here Gen. Forrest (C.S.A.) overtook larger force of Col. Streight (U.S.A.)

Forrest attacked three times. Streight fled toward Rome to destroy Confederate railroad.

Erected 1952 by Alabama Historical Association.







End of Battle of Day's Gap April 30, 1863