What was brought tallassee Alabama to fame during the civil war times?
Tallassee had one of three civil war armories. General Wilson
made it a mission to destroy all three. He had an old map of the
Tallassee area and crossed the river a couple of miles above where
the armory actually was. While crossing the river his arm was
caught by Confederate Homeguard and Franklin Academy cadets. Wilson
moved on to Columbus, Ga without destroying the Tallassee Armory.
It is reportedly the only standing civil war armory left in the