Historic Markers Across Alabama



Gibson’s Brigade



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Location: on General Gibson Rd, Spanish Fort, AL
County: Baldwin
Coordinates: N 30° 40.633    W 087° 54.753
  30.67721666    -87.91255
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMTXJ0
 



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Gibson’s Brigade



Brig. Gen. Randall Gibson's Louisiana Brigade occupied the trenches between Battery Blair and the extreme right of the Confederate line during the Battle of Spanish Fort. After General Gibson was placed in command of the Spanish Fort Garrison, Col. Francis Campbell was given temporary command of the brigade. It consisted of the following units: the 4th LA Sharpshooter Battalion consolidated with the 1st/16th/20th consolidated LA Infantry, the 4th/13th/30th consolidated LA Infantry, the 19th LA Infantry, and the 25th LA Infantry Regiments.

Erected by Sons of Confederate Veterans
Admiral Semmes Camp 11.



Notes:

Two side marker: see Confederate Redoubt No. 3



End of Gibson’s Brigade