Civil War: A House Divided
The Museum has many items of interest for the Civil War aficionado, starting with the Pioneer Exhibit. Here you find out about the Speegle family and there 19 children with sons and sons-in-law fighting in both the Union and Confederate armies.
Walking through the Civil War hall you learn about the Union Army’s 1st Alabama Cavalry Regiment in which many men from this area served. The Museum offers a 5-minute documentary on the Civil War skirmishes, between Union Colonel Abel Streight and Confederate Nathan Bedford Forrest, that occurred throughout what is now Cullman County. From minnie balls to swords, there are many interesting relics on display.