Owassa, Alabama is in Conecuh County. It was once known as Gravella. In People & Places of Conecuh County, 1816-1860 it says that “Here in 1865, Col. A.B. Moore of the Union Army destroyed 2 trains & captured 117 Confederate prisoners on the raid from Milton, FL, to Canoe Station, AL. In his report of his raid he refers to Gravella as Gravel Station.