Turkeytown – Today In Southern History

25 October 1864 

On this date in 1864…

Confederate General John B. Hood’s troops attacked the federals at Round Mountain near Turkeytown, Alabama.

Other Years:

  • 1760 – George III was crowned King of Britain.
  • 1812: The frigate, USS United States, commanded by Stephen Decatur of Marylandcaptured the British frigate HMS Macedonian.
  • 1929 – Kent Alber B. Fall, of U.S. President Harding‘s cabinet, was found guilty of taking a bribe and sentenced to a year in prison with a $100,000 fine.
  • 1962 – Ambassador Adlai Stevenson presented photographic evidence to the United Nations Security Council of Soviet missile bases in Cuba.
  • 2000 – AT&T Corp. announced that it would restructure into a family of four separately traded companies.

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