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Historic Blakeley State Park

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Alabama

34745 Highway 225
Spanish Fort, AL 36577, USA

Website: www.blakeleypark.com

The last major battle of the Civil War was fought at Blakeley on April 19, 1865 -- the same day as the surrender of Gen. Robert E. Lee, miles away in Virginia. The Battle of Blakely was a major news event in the coverage of the Civil War.