Gen. Roddey‘s Alabama cavalry makes a pre-dawn attack on camps of Col. Long’s Ohio cavalry brigade. Roddey retires after a hard fight of two hours. Long reports three dead and fourteen wounded; Confederate casualties are higher. A skirmish at nearby Antioch Church occurs on Aug. 18-19, 1864. The 9th Ill. Mtd. reports combats with Roddey’s cavalry nearby on Mar. 8th and 21st, 1864.
Editor’s Note: Moulton is a city in Lawrence County. The city has been the county seat of Lawrence County since 1820. It has been the largest community in the county since the 1920 U.S. Census.