Historic Markers Across Alabama

Fort McDermott

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Location: on Confederate Dr, Spanish Fort, AL
County: Baldwin
Coordinates: N 30° 40.23    W 087° 55.018
  30.6705    -87.91696666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMTXKG


Fort McDermott

From this Confederate Fort 15 heavy artillery guns, repelled elements of 2 Union Army Corps, routed 5 ironclad monitors attacking up the Blakely River and for 13 days helped prevent the capture of Mobile until after General Lee's Surrender at Appomattox.

Erected by the Spanish Fort Historical Society - 1960

End of Fort McDermott