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|Elevation||354 ft (108 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||118523|
Fort Mitchell is an unincorporated community in Russell County, Alabama, United States. The settlement developed around a garrisoned fort intended to provide defense for the area during the Creek War (1813–14).
The community is the home of the Fort Mitchell National Cemetery, established in 1987 for interment of all US veterans.
- Fort Mitchell National Cemetery
- Fort Mitchell Historic Site
Below are photographs taken in Fort Mitchell as part of the Historic American Buildings Survey:
- James Cantey, Confederate States Army brigadier general
- Samuel Checote, Muskogee Creek, who was the first principal chief of the tribe, then located in Indian Territory, after the Civil War
- John Crowell, first U.S. Representative from Alabama; appointed by President Monroe as the United States agent to the Creek Indians (1821-?)
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