Historic Markers Across Alabama



Skirmish



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Winchester Rd., Plevna, AL
County: Madison
Coordinates: N 34° 57.65    W 086° 25
  34.96083333    -86.41666666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

2 miles NW on Old Limestone Road during a skirmish August 5, 1862, Federal General Robert L. McCook was killed by men of Capt. Frank Gurley's Confederate unit. In retaliation, the Federal forces burned and pillaged the area.


Erected 1965 by Alabama Historical Association.







End of Skirmish