34745 Highway 225
Spanish Fort, AL 36577
The last major battle of the Civil War was fought at Blakeley on April 19, 1865 -- the same day as the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee, miles away in Virginia. The Battle of Blakely was a major news event in the coverage of the Civil War.
Fort Blakely Battlefield
Today, Historic Blakely State Park in Baldwin County preserves several miles of breastworks and fortifications, and several trails and monuments at...
Fort Gaines Historic Site
Dauphin Island, Alabama | Established in 1821, this site is a pre-Civil War masonry fort best known for its role in the Battle of Mobile Bay.
Fort Morgan Historic Site
Mobile Bay, Alabama | Completed in 1834, the fort is most famous for its role in the Battle of Mobile Bay.
Fort Barrancas, Gulf Islands National Seashore
Pensacola, Florida | This fort was one of four fortifications protecting Florida's Pensacola Bay and the U.S. Navy Yard from enemy attack.
Fort Pickens, Gulf Islands National Seashore
Pensacola Beach, Florida | This fort was one of four forts in the South to remain in Union control throughout the war. It is now part of the National...