Historic Markers Across Alabama

Albert Carey Danner 1843~1921

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Location: on Danner Cr, Spanish Fort, AL
County: Baldwin
Coordinates: N 30° 40.085    W 087° 54.930
  30.66808333    -87.9155
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMTXH5


Albert Carey Danner
~ 1843~1921 ~

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 by his Granddaughters
Dorothy Trabits and Anne Frazier Fuller

End of Albert Carey Danner 1843~1921