Alabama & Mississippi Railroad Depot
— Battle of Selma —Hardie's Reserve Cavalry Battalion, about 500 strong were ordered to Selma from Talladega. They were placed along the railroad track to the right and Left of the Depot. This makeshift defensive line was made of the railroad bed, the Depot, cotton bales and other buildings. With the fall of the Interior Redoubt III to the west and General Upton's forces crossing the railroad track to the East. Major Hardie's Battalion was flanked on both sides. About 7 pm Major Greeno and troopers of the 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry captured the Depot.
|Placed By||the April 1865 Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 at 10:17pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 497718 N 3586546|
|Decimal Degrees||32.41598333, -87.02426667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 24.959', W 87° 1.456'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 24' 57.5400" N, 87° 1' 27.3600" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1007 Broad St, Selma AL 36701, US|
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