Dauphin Island, AL
Archive of Historical Data, Books, Maps
And Other Materials
Historic Fort Gaines
on Dauphin Island, Alabama
Photo of sign: Bruce Schulze -
Officer's Quarters, on the left. This building was originally three stories tall but the upper
floors were destroyed during the Battle of Mobile Bay. The standard garrison for this Fort was around 400 men.
The enlisted men's barracks outside the walls were burned down during the battle as well. Commandant's office, center, and
Guard House on the right, now the site's gift shop...
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