Historic Markers Across Alabama

Edmund Winston Pettus--House Site

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: on Alabama Avenue east of Mabry Street, Selma, Alabama
County: Dallas
Coordinates: N 32° 24.375    W 087° 1.383
  32.40625    -87.02305
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Edmund Winston Pettus, lawyer, general C.S.A., U.S. Senator, was born Limestone County, Alabama, 1821. Admitted to bar, 1842. Moved to Cahaba, 1858. Major, C.S.A., 1861. Brigadier General, 1863. U.S. Senator, 1897-1907. Resided here from 1866 until death, 1907. When in Senate, with John T. Morgan, Selma was home of both U.S. Senators from Alabama.

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