Fort Morgan, Mobile Bay

Fort Morgan – Established In 1834

In 1834, Fort Morgan was established to protect the Mobile Bay of Alabama. During the Civil War, the Union laid siege on the fort during the Battle of Mobile Bay. At the end of the war, the union gained control of Fort Morgan, and Fort Gaines, which cut off essential supplies to the confederacy.

Currently, the fort serves as the Fort Morgan Historic Site.

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