Battle Branch

Battle Branch (HM112M)

Location: Kinston, AL 36453 Coffee County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 14.325', W 86° 2.661'

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September 2, 1864

The 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.
HM NumberHM112M
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 4:22am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 591006 N 3456455
Decimal Degrees31.23875000, -86.04435000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 14.325', W 86° 2.661'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 14' 19.50" N, 86° 2' 39.66" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 369 Co Rd 477, Kinston AL 36453, US
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