Listen to the Wilson’s Raid Overview
Join us for the 152nd Battle of Selma Re-enactment
April 20 – 23, 2017
8th Battle of Selma Historic Marker Unveiled
The April 2nd
Official Observance Program held at the site of the Confederate Army Arsenal was a great Success.
6th Battle of Selma Marker Unveiled March 19th, 2015
5th Battle of Selma Marker Unveiled March 10th, 2015
4th Battle of Selma Marker Unveiled February 26th, 2015
3rd Battle of Selma Marker Unveiled December 19th, 2014
2nd Battle of Selma Marker Unveiled November 25th, 2014
The April 1865 Society hopes to erect 10 markers by the Battle of Selma Re-enactment. The Society has funds for these ten but an additional dozen could be erected if funds were available. If you would like to contribute to the Historic Marker Fund, contact us at email@example.com or mail contributions to P.O. Box 807 Selma, AL 36702.
1st Battle of Selma Marker Unveiled July 9th, 2014
The first in the Battle of Selma/Wilson’s Raid Civil War Trail. Sponsored by the April 1865 Society, Inc.
151st Battle of Selma Re-enactment
April 21 – 24, 2016
Cleburne’s Division will be the Overall Military Command for this event
General Joe Way, Commanding
Federal and Confederate Military Commanders will be announced shortly.
The United states Army, 1st Battalion, 81st Armor Regiment was hosted by the April 1865 Society February 28th at the site of the Annual Battle of Selma Re-enactment. The “Red Knight Battalion” studies battle sites each year comparing tactics and strategies of the past with current practices. This is the third year the 1st Battalion out of Ft. Benning, Georgia has ask for the expertise of the April 1865 Society in conducting its Staff Ride of the Battle of Selma. This year they were treated with a Civil War Artillery demonstration by the members of the Jeff Davis Artillery.
Battle of Selma Grand Military Ball
April 1865 Society, Inc
And its Members
The 151sth Anniversary of the Battle of Selma will continue to operate under the changes instituted in 2012. The Ball will not only be open to our Re-enactor guest but will be open to the membership of the April 1865 Society, Inc. Below are some important points to remember about this year’s Ball:
NO BALL TICKETS WILL BE SOLD – In the past Sturdivant Hall sold tickets to the Ball to allow non-re-enactor guests, in period dress to attend the Ball. Sturdivant Hall Board decided in 2012 it could not sell these tickets.
MEMBERSHIP MAY ATTEND AT NO CHARGE – All members of the April 1865 Society, Inc , in good standing, may attend the ‘Ball’ at no extra charge. There will be a membership list at the door. The member must be on it to enter.
PERIOD DRESS IS STILL REQUIRED – Even if you are a current member, in good standing, members will only be allow to enter in ‘civilian period dress’. If someone in your party is not properly dressed they will not be allowed to enter.
Commemorative Glass – Society Members will also receive a commemorative glass at no charge.
NPR at the Battle of Selma
2010 YouTube Video
To See the “Battle Of Selma 2009” Promotional Video click on: