Historic Markers Across Alabama

Fort McDermott

Marker ID:  
Location: on Spanish Main St, south of Cannonade Blvd, Spanish Fort, AL
County: Baldwin
Coordinates: N 30° 40.285    W 087° 54.895
  30.67141666    -87.91491666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMTXKH


Fort McDermott

Highest point along 2 miles of Confederate battle lines extending east and north. Here 200 soldiers from Georgia, Louisiana & Arkansas, held off a numerically superior Union Force for thirteen days and nights in the last battle of the War Between the States. April 1865.

Erected by the Spanish Fort Historical Society.

End of Fort McDermott