Historic Markers Across Alabama

Surrender Site

Marker ID:  
Location: on Center Street (County Route 41) 0.3 miles north of Boy Scout Road, Citronelle, Alabama
County: Mobile
Coordinates: N 31° 4.512    W 088° 14.023
  31.0752    -88.23371666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Surrender Site

Here on May 4, 1865 Lt. Gen. Richard Taylor, C.S.A. surrendered the last organized Confederate forces, the Department of Alabama, Mississippi and East Louisiana, to Major Gen. E.R.S. Canby, U.S.A. thereby bringing to an official close the War Between the States.

Erected in 1965 by The Historic Mobile Preservation Society.

End of Surrender Site