Exploit of Murphree Sisters

Exploit of Murphree Sisters (HMIUJ)

Location: Blountsville, AL 35031 Blount County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 4.052', W 86° 29.581'

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Incident of May 1, 1863 during Straight (U.S.A.) - Forrest (C.S.A.) Campaign.

Three prowling Union soldiers invaded home of sister-in-law of Celia and Winnie Mae Murphree taking food, drink; killing two colts.

When soldiers fell asleep, these two young girls took rifles, marched soldiers to headquarters of General Forrest, bivouacked at Royal Crossing on Warrior River.
Year Placed1964
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 7:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 546781 N 3769759
Decimal Degrees34.06753333, -86.49301667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 4.052', W 86° 29.581'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 4' 3.12" N, 86° 29' 34.86" W
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Area Code(s)205, 256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16700-16798 Co Rd 26, Blountsville AL 35031, US
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