Blakeley in Baldwin County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The Battle of Fort Blakely
The Battle of Fort Blakely April 9, 1865 was the last major battle of the Civil War. This 67 acre part of the Blakeley Battlefield was acquired in 2002 with assistance of grants from the Land & Water Conservation Fund administered by the National Park Service, the Civil War Preservation Trust, and Historic Blakeley Foundation together with the aid of the owner, Alan H. Belcher DVM.
Location. 30° 44.94′ N, 87° 54.382′ W. Marker is in Blakeley, Alabama, in Baldwin County. Marker is on Battlefield Road 0.8 miles east of Green Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bay Minette AL 36507, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Siege of Fort Blakeley (approx. 0.2 miles away); The United States Colored Troops (USCT) at the Battle of Fort Blakeley (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Fort Blakeley (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Blakeley (Fort Blakely*) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Alabama (approx. 0.7 miles Battle of Blakeley (approx. 0.7 miles away); Redoubt Six (approx. 0.7 miles away); Union Artillery Batteries (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blakeley.
More about this marker. The roads leading to this marker in Historic Blakeley Park are unpaved. There are no markers marking the battlefield except for map corresponding numbers, posted on posts. This Marker is the only one in this area of the battlefield at this time. Many well preserved earthworks and forts are located along the route.
Also see . . .
1. Blakely State Park, Civil War. Maps and information included (Submitted on August 17, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
2. Civil War Trust- Fort Blakeley. (Submitted on August 17, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
3. Fort Blakeley- Flickr Photos- Civil War Trust Tour. (Submitted on August 17, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 770 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on August 17, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.