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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fort Morgan, Alabama

 
Clickable Map of Baldwin County, Alabama and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Baldwin County, AL (134) Clarke County, AL (39) Escambia County, AL (29) Mobile County, AL (177) Monroe County, AL (21) Washington County, AL (11) Escambia County, FL (143)  BaldwinCounty(134) Baldwin County (134)  ClarkeCounty(39) Clarke County (39)  EscambiaCounty(29) Escambia County (29)  MobileCounty(177) Mobile County (177)  MonroeCounty(21) Monroe County (21)  WashingtonCounty(11) Washington County (11)  EscambiaCountyFlorida(143) Escambia County (143)
Fort Morgan is in Baldwin County
    Baldwin County (134)
    Clarke County (39)
    Escambia County (29)
    Mobile County (177)
    Monroe County (21)
    Washington County (11)
    Escambia County, Florida (143)
 
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1Alabama (Baldwin County), Fort Morgan — Colors of Significance: Historic Flags of Mobile Point
Traditionally referred to as "colors', flags have long been used to identify nations, loyalties, and movements. As the sands have shifted through the ages, so too have the colors and loyalties of the Gulf Coast. Displayed here are a small section of . . . Map (db m118331) HM
2Alabama (Baldwin County), Fort Morgan — First Battle of Fort BowyerSeptember 14, 1814
American Forces 158 Men 20 Cannons Casualties 3 Killed; 5 Wounded British Forces 852 Men 130 Creek Indians 4 Ships; 80 Cannon 23 Killed; 47 Wounded On September 11, 1814, HMS Hermes, HMS . . . Map (db m118333) HM
3Alabama (Baldwin County), Fort Morgan — Fort Bowyer1813-1821
Drawn by A. Laccarriere Latour to accompany his book Historical Memoir of the War in West Florida and Louisiana, the above image depicts Fort Bowyer on the right as it appeared during the first battle in 1814. The drawing on the left; . . . Map (db m118335) HM
4Alabama (Baldwin County), Fort Morgan — Noble Leslie DeVotie
First Alabama soldier to lose life in Civil War. DeVotie graduated in 1856 from University of Alabama; Presbyterian Theological Seminary at Princeton in 1859. In 1856 at the University of Alabama, he was chief founder of Sigma Alpha . . . Map (db m4219) HM
5Alabama (Baldwin County), Fort Morgan — Second Battle of Fort BowyerFebruary 8-12, 1815
American Forces 370 Men 28 Cannon Casualties 1 Killed; 18 Wounded British Forces 3000 Men 38 Ships 28 Cannon (not including those on ships) 13 Killed; 18 Wounded A map of the Second Battle of Fort . . . Map (db m118334) HM
6Alabama (Baldwin County), Fort Morgan — The Battery BaileyPosition of the 2nd Connecticut Light Artillery August 20-25, 1864
Construction began on August 19th on two artillery positions that were emplaced only 200 yards from the southeast bastion of Fort Morgan. These positions, which were part of Battery Bailey, anchored the southern flank of the Federal siege lines. . . . Map (db m118336) HM WM
7Alabama (Baldwin County), Fort Morgan — The Pride of Seven Flags
(East Face): Tribute dedicated to the memory of the soldiers who gave their lives in the defense of our country here at Fort Morgan. Here lies the pride of seven flags entombed in our ancestor’s worth, who heard the thunder of the fray . . . Map (db m4649) HM
 
Sep. 21, 2021