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On this day in the Civil War, Confederate Fort Morgan falls to Federal troops.

The Union now controls Mobile Bay and closes one of the last major ports used for Southern blockade running.

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Battle of Mobile Bay

(Credit: Library of Congress)

On this day in the Civil War, Admiral David Farragut’s Federal fleet defeats the Confederate navy at the Battle of Mobile Bay.

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Admiral David Farragut

(Photo Credit: Library of Congress)