In Your Own Backyard

The Forts of Mobile Bay

Special | 26m 46s

In the nineteenth century, Fort Gaines, Fort Morgan and Fort Powell played a pivotal role in America's coastal defense. The forts, situated along Alabama's Gulf Coast, gained fame in perhaps one of the most important naval battles of the Civil War - the Battle of Mobile Bay.

Aired: 10/13/11

Rating: NR

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