Ebenezer Church

Ebenezer Church (HMP5S)

Location: Stanton, AL 36790 Chilton County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 44.159', W 86° 54.011'

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April 1, 1865

Cavalry engagement here among fiercest of war.To defend arsenal at Selma Forrest (CSA) charged with 1500 into Wilson (USA) moving south with 7500.

Forrest was seeking to delay Wilson pending arrival of scattered (CSA) units.

Forrest in heavy fighting to inspire men suffered sabre wound but killed opponent.

Swollen streams and intercepted orders blocked aid for Forrest, forced his retreat.
HM NumberHMP5S
Year Placed1963
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 7:16am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 509352 N 3622023
Decimal Degrees32.73598333, -86.90018333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 44.159', W 86° 54.011'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 44' 9.54" N, 86° 54' 0.66" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2387-2409 Co Rd 45, Stanton AL 36790, US
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