Selma in Johnston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Last Grand Review
On this site, April, 1865, the last grand review of the Confederate Army was held. The troops were reviewed by General J.E. Johnston, Governor Vance and others.
Erected 1990 by Eli Olive Camp, #1466 Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1865.
Location. 35° 33.537′ N, 78° 17.812′ W. Marker is in Selma, North Carolina, in Johnston County. Marker is at the intersection of Buffalo Road and Old Beulah Road, on the right when traveling north on Buffalo Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4650 Buffalo Rd, Selma NC 27576, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mitchener Station (here, next to this marker); Catch-Me-Eye Explosion (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Battle of Bentonville (approx. 2.9 miles away); Freedmen’s School, 1868 (approx. 4.1 miles away); Sherman Receives News of Lee's Surrender in Smithfield Occupation of Smithfield (approx. 4.3 miles away); Edward W. Pou (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Town of Smithfield (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selma.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 866 times since then and 71 times this year. Last updated on May 9, 2023, by Michael Buckner of Durham, North Carolina. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 24, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.