pictured is the site of the battle of lowndesboro. on april 10 th 1865 the forces of general nathan bedford forrest CSA met the forces of union general james h. wilson in downtown lowndesboro. the battle of lowndesboro was part of the battle of selma. the battle of lowndesboro was indecisive but the union captured and burned selma.
pictured is 1840 "boxwood" historic home in downtown lowndesboro. boxwood is one of a number of ante bellum homes located downtown. for those interested in southern architecture and culture lowdesboro is a worth while side trip when traveling on US 80 between montgomery and selma.
pictured is the site of the battle of holy ground. u. s. general f. l. claiborne defeated creek native americans here in 1813. thirty three creeks and one u. s. solder were killed in the battle. claiborne destroyed the creek village of holy ground but chief red eagle weatherford escaped on horse back. the battle of holy ground was the last u. s. battle with the creeks in south alabama,