Historic Markers Across Alabama



General N. B. Forrest, C.S.A.



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: is on Bee Line Highway (U.S. 31), Tanner, Alabama
County: Limestone
Coordinates: N 34° 40.407    W 086° 56.999
  34.67345    -86.94998333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WME99Q
 



Text:

Gen. N.B. Forrest, C.S.A.
North Alabama Raid
— September 23-30, 1864 —


Hemmed in by superior forces Forrest's fast-moving cavalry raided and destroyed Union supply lines and strong points, captured 2,360 men, valuable Stores.

By swift action, surprise and bluff Forrest disrupted Union military plans from Decatur to Columbia.

Erected by Alabama Historical Association.







End of General N. B. Forrest, C.S.A.