§The fall of Fort Blakely forced Gen. Dabney H. Maury to
Confederate Troops in Mobile.
§On April 12thMobile was declared an open city
and the remaining Confederate garrison left with the
intention of joining the Army of Tennessee in North Carolina.
surrender of the Army of Tennessee to Sherman on April 26thprevented that option and surrender
of the Mobile garrison took place on May 5, 1865, in Citronelle,
small force out of Mobile was the last Confederate army to surrender
east of the Mississippi River.
§The surrender of the
Confederate forces in Texas took place later in June of 1865.