Lawrence County Alabama

Lawrence County Alabama Map

Your Not-So-Ordinary Guide to Lawrence County Alabama. Lawrence County Alabama is home to large prehistoric earthen mounds constructed by Native Americans of the Mississippian tradition.

April 19 – May 3 1863: Streight’s Raid

The actual capture of Streight’s forces was achieved by a clever ruse, when Forrest paraded his much smaller force back and forth in front of Streight, convincing him that he was opposed by a superior force. After surrendering and being informed of the deception Streight reputedly demanded his arms back for a proper fight, a request cheerfully declined by Forrest.