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Spanish Fort in Baldwin County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Albert Carey Danner

 

—1843~1921 —

 
Albert Carey Danner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 14, 2017
1. Albert Carey Danner Marker
Inscription.
  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); Fort McDermott (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spanish Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ft. McDermott Confederate Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker
View west of the marker in the middle of the cul-de-sac. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 14, 2017
2. View west of the marker in the middle of the cul-de-sac.
also named Fort McDermott (approx. ¼ mile away); Caisson Trace (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Main Line of Resistance (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Redoubt No. 3 / Gibson’s Brigade (approx. 0.7 miles 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 & CommerceWar, US Civil
 
View of marker prior to repainting. image. Click for full size.
© Google Street View, June 2011
3. View of marker prior to repainting.
 
 
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 161 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 16, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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