Historic Markers Across Alabama

Gen. Joseph Wheeler

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: on Bee Line Hwy (U.S. 31), Decatur, Alabama
County: Morgan
Coordinates: N 34° 37.021    W 086° 58.149
  34.61701666    -86.96915
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM24QM


For whom this lake in Tennessee River is named lived 1836-1906. His home 16 miles west. Lt. Gen. in Confederate Army 1864-5. Maj. Gen. U. S. Army 1898. Named by Alabama to Hall of Fame, Washington, 1922.

Erected 1950 by Alabama Historical Association.

End of Gen. Joseph Wheeler