"10 Northeast Bastion" Fort Gaines Things to Do Tip by Basaic
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This is the Northeast Bastion with a canon mounted on the platform. Photo 2 shows a view from the bastion of the location of Fort Powell. Fort Powell was a smaller fortification that also engaged the Union Fleet during the Battle of Mobile Bay. It engaged six Union ships until it's guns were disabled. To keep the fort from falling into Union hands the Confederate garrison blew up the fort in a huge nighttime explosion.
Address: 51 Bienville Boulevard, Dauphin Island, AL 36528
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