Spanish Fort in Baldwin County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Albert Carey Danner
Born in Winchester, Virginia, he moved to Missouri where at age 17 he enlisted in the State Guard. In 1861 he became a Private in the Confederate States Army, was captured during the Battle of Wilson's Creek and escaped.
Captain Danner fought under Generals Johnston, Hood and Bragg. He survived the 47 day siege of Vicksburg.
He was a successful Mobile businessman dealing in lumber, coal and finance and headed the Joint Rivers and Harbors Committee under President Theodore Roosevelt.
Erected 1997 by Granddaughters Dorothy Trabits and Anne Frazier Fuller.
Location. 30° 40.085′ N, 87° 54.93′ W. Marker is in Spanish Fort, Alabama, in Baldwin County. Marker is on Danner Circle west of Confederate Drive, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Danner Circle, Spanish Fort AL 36527, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Drive (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Siege Battery No. 1 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort McDermott (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spanish Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ft. McDermott Confederate Memorial Park Fort McDermott (approx. ¼ mile away); Caisson Trace (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Main Line of Resistance (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spanish Fort.
More about this marker. Over the last few years these markers have been repainted and repaired.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 16, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 266 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 16, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.