Civil War fort is topic at Saturday’s Mobile Genealogical Society meeting

Sidney Henson Schell will be the featured speaker Saturday, May 11, when the Mobile Genealogical Society meets at 10:30 a.m.

Schell’s topic will be “Fort Powell and The Civil War: Western Approaches To Mobile Bay.” The speaker will share information from his book with the same name.

Fort Powell was a small Civil War fort built on an oyster reef on the north side of Grant’s Pass in Alabama.

MGS meetings are held in the Vitale Room at Holy Family Church, 1400 Joyce Road in Mobile.

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