|Other titles||Commemoration of siege of Spanish Fort, Alabama|
|The Physical Object|
The 21st suffered the siege and defeat at Spanish Fort in April The abstracted compiled service records of almost 3, men who served are contained in this roster. Entries are arranged alphabetically by surname. A brief history of the 21st Alabama Infantry Volunteers, an appendix and a bibliography add to the value of this work.4/5(1). Scale ca. , LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), From 39th Cong., 1st Sess. -Report of the Chief Engineer, U.S.A. No. 8. At head of title: Plan no. 8. Detailed map showing entrenchments, number, type, and position of Federal guns, vegetation, drainage, roads, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web. Spanish Fort was part of the Confederate fortifications guarding the eastern approaches to Mobile during the Civil War and was captured by Union forces on April 8, The Union siege and capture of Spanish Fort and nearby Fort Blakeley on the following day led to the surrender of the city of Mobile, Mobile County, in the last days of the Civil War. Moved to Clifton, Tenn., thence to Eastport, Miss., December January 4, Duty at Eastport, Miss., till February 6. Moved to New Orleans, La., February Campaign against Mobile, Ala. - and its Defences March April Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March April 8. Assault and capture of Fort Blakely April 9. Occupation.
March Arrived at or near Spanish Fort, Ala., and joined in the siege of the same, in which it is engaged at this date [March 31]. April The brigade was engaged in the siege of Spanish Fort, Ala. April Moved to Blakely, Ala., and remained in camp at that place. April Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December At Clifton, Tenn., and Eastport, Miss., till February, Moved to New Orleans, La., February Campaign against Mobile, Ala., and its defences March April Siege of Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely March April 8. Assault and capture. defenders were overpowered, and Fort Blakeley fell in one of the last battles of the Civil War. Ala. Hwy. , Spanish Fort , Historic Fort Gaines Federal operations against forts Gaines and Mor-gan were one of the rare combined land/sea File Size: 2MB. Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — The 8th Iowa Infantry — Battle of Spanish Fort — On the evening of April 8th, , while the Confederate fortifications were being shelled by Union artillery, the 8th Iowa Infantry advanced from near this point to the Confederate left and captured a part of the works, in hand to hand fighting.