Spanish Fort in Baldwin County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
1st Division, U.S. Colored Troops
Location. 30° 41.604′ N, 87° 54.56′ W. Marker is in Spanish Fort, Alabama, in Baldwin County. Marker is on Speckle Trout Route 0.1 miles north of General Canby Drive, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 50 Speckle Trout Route, Spanish Fort AL 36527, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Siege Battery No. 21 / 3rd Brigade of Carr's Division (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Final Assault (approx. 0.4 miles away); The 8th Iowa Infantry (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Union First Parallel / Union Siege Battery No. 16 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate Redoubt No. 5 / Ector's Brigade (approx. 0.7 miles away); Confederate Redoubt No. 4 / Holtzclaw's Brigade (approx. 0.8 miles away); Red Fort (approx. one mile away); Confederate Redoubt No. 3 / Gibsonís Brigade (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spanish Fort.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the U.S. Colored Troops. (Submitted on January 15, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 254 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.