Don’t be fooled by the beautiful skyline reflecting off the bay; Mobile is more than just incredibly good-looking. Prepare to be served a heaping bowl of culture, tradition, and—of course—gumbo. Mobile has one-of-a-kind museums, stunning French architecture, fresh seafood, and it knows how to throw a party. Admiral Raphael Semmes was the commander of the Confederate raider CSS Alabama and lived in Mobile after the Civil War. The papers include the log of the CSS Alabama. (Alabama Department of Archives and History microfilm) Records of the CSS Florida, 1862-1864. The Florida was a Confederate raider.

Mobile, Alabama is a historic and charming city on the Alabama Gulf Coast. Settled by the French in 1702, it is home to the oldest Mardi Gras celebration in the United States. It was the scene of battles during the American Revolution and Civil War. Apr 10, 2016 · Fort Morgan, located at the mouth of Mobile Bay, Alabama, is a historic masonry star fort that was named in honor of Revolutionary War hero Daniel Morgan. It became a National Historic Landmark in 1960. And in 2007, it was listed as "one of the nation's 10 most endangered battle sites" by the Civil War Preservation Trust.