The USS Alabama sustained only five fatalities during the war, which were unfortunately friendly fire deaths when dual five-inch 38 caliber mount No. 9 accidentally fired into mount No. 5.Continue reading
E.R.S. Canby’s forces, the XVI and XIII corps, moved along the eastern shore of Mobile Bay, forcing the Confederates back into their defenses.Continue reading
April 2-9 1865
Battle of fort Blakely
The siege and capture of Fort Blakely was basically the last combined-force battle of the war.