“Spies, Scouts, Partisans and Guerillas: Warfare in North Alabama”

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spiesSHEFFIELD-The Tennessee Valley Historical Society’s Fall Quarterly Meeting will be held on Sunday, 27 October 2013 at 2:30 p.m. at the Sheffield Public Library Conference Room, located at 316 North Montgomery Avenue, Sheffield, AL

Guest speaker Joel Mize’s topic of “Spies, Scouts, Partisans, and Guerillas: Irregular Warfare in North Alabama” brings a greater level of local and regional knowledge to light of spy-rings, intelligence gathering and information sharing  highlighting a cross section of a divided society’s resistance, support and engagements during the Civil War that include Mountain Tom Clark’s Gang (residue of the 2nd TN Mounted Infantry of Lauderdale and Limestone Counties); William Taylor, a black preacher and slave to Joshua Mullins of Russellville whose combined efforts relayed  CSA troop movements that impacted local outcomes and  include the Monroe Evans Gang, an assortment of Independent Scouts and free Negro fighters (of Marshal, Morgan, Winston and Cullman counties) among others.

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served at the presentation’s conclusion.

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