September 2, 1864The only battle fought in Coffee County during The War Between the StatesJust east of this spot, at the branch head, a battle occurred between the Coffee County Home Guards and Ward's Raiders, a group of Confederate deserters who had terrorized southeast Alabama and burned the Coffee County court house in Elba. One raider was killed and two were captured. Four Home Guard heroes were killed: William F. Beard, Robert P. Brooks, Make Carmichael, and Thomas P. Larkin.
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|Date Added||Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 4:22am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16R E 591006 N 3456455|
|Decimal Degrees||31.23875000, -86.04435000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 14.325', W 86° 2.661'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 14' 19.50" N, 86° 2' 39.66" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 369 Co Rd 477, Kinston AL 36453, US|
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