Mobile in Mobile County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Battle of Fort Blakely Monument
of our Heroes
Who Fell at
Fort Blakely, Ala.
April 9, 1865
2nd Brig. 2nd Div.
13th Army Corps.
William T. Duke Micajah S. Moore William Crimes George H. Hopkins George F. Tremain Joseph Mailloux Charles Perkins Boardman H. Noble James C. Endsley Daniel C. Harrison Chathan Osborne Michael Kirchner Harvey B. Longnecker Eldrick Brounlette Charles Coldwood Color Bearer Oren Swan Joel Lesco Zedick Dean Harlan B. Hunt George W. King Floyd Fuller John Collins David L. Button Walter B. Bates Dennis O'Brien Samuel Daniel Daniel J. Green Jacob Obrecht Henry B. Hussy Color Bearer
Erected 1892 by The Survivors of the Regiment.
Topics and series. This memorial monument is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
Location. 30° 40.436′ N, 88° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1202 Virginia Street, Mobile AL 36604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Coffeeville Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Mobile Bay Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Mobile National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); CSS Alabama Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Crew of CSS H. L. Hunley Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Rest (approx. Ό mile away); Oakleigh (approx. half a mile away); Grace Lutheran Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
Regarding Battle of Fort Blakely Monument. This monument is for the 76th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
Also see . . . Battle of Fort Blakely Wikipedia article. (Submitted on August 8, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 521 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 3. submitted on August 15, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 8, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.