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Thursday, February 5, 2009

The Last Battle of the Civil War

The Russell County Courthouse stands on a hill overlooking the Chattahoochee River. On this spot in 1865, the last battle of the American Civil War was fought.


Russell County Courthouse


Historical Marker

2 comments:

Rambling Round said...

Welcome to City Daily Photo Blogs!

I had forgotten where the last battle of the war was! I just know that the Battle of Selma was among the last. Thanks for sharing this bit of history.

Jarart said...

A very handsome courthouse. Interesting history too.