Historic Markers Across Alabama

Battle of Selma

Marker ID: AHA 
County: Dallas
Waymark: None


April 2, 1865--On the day Richmond fell General Nathan Bedford Forrest, his men, home guards and civilians manned earthworks about this city. They were overwhelmed by veterans of General James H. Wilson who burned Confederate facilities and many homes. After a week of destruction Wilson raided on to Montgomery.

End of Battle of Selma