Forrest-Streight Trail, Alabama Page4
Photos/Text courtesy of Steven Hippensteel, AL
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(March 2010) Enlarge Confederate Camp Kettle: All Confederate items are of interest to the collector. Most of the C.S. camp equipment encountered is unmarked. Here is an extremely rare kettle marked on the bottom 'Confederate States of America 1863'. The dimensions of the kettle are 9 9/16" diameter at top, 5 1/16" diameter at bottom, and a depth of 4". The lid and handle are missing
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(March 2010) Enlarge Tombstone Found in Crooked Creek: This is a tombstone found by museum proprietor Mr. Wise in submerged in Crooked Creek on the battlegrounds. Mr. Wise said he tried using water and some other methods to bring out some writing still carved on the tombstone but was only able to read a couple of letters. Date and origin of tombstone is unknown

(March 2010) Enlarge This is one of many battle dioramas of famous Civil War battles made by a Civil War scholar and now in the museum's collection. Note the little puffs of cotton attached to the end of some of the rifles


(March 2010) Enlarge This is a Howitzer Cannon in the museum collection much like those carried through these parts by Forrest-Streight during the raid


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