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 Battation\" studies battlesites each year
comparing tactics and statigies of the past with current pratices. 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.
Each year, the Battle of Selma sets aside two days for students as a part of its School Days. Students, primarily in the fourth and fifth grade tour several stations about different aspects of life in 1865.