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In central Alabama, Union cavalry push back an outnumbered General Nathan Bedford Forest at the Battle of Ebenezer Church

Civil War Battle, iconic image
04/01/1865
Union General James Wilson was in the second week of a massive three division cavalry raid into Alabama when most of his 13,500 men met a hastily gathered Confederate cavalry force of 2000 poorly trained militia under General Nathan Bedford Forrest near Ebenezer Church in central Alabama.  Forrest fought well and he himself was wounded but the Confederates were swept aside and pushed back towards the town of Selma.  (By John Osborne)   
Source Citation: 
Chronicles of the Great Rebellion Against the United States of America (Philadelphia, PA: A. Winch, 1867), 101.

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