|Reenactors fire a salute commemorating Battle of Fairview|
These two battles were unique in that both were fought by citizens to defend or avenge their communities against outlaw raider gangs, not by soldiers of the Union and Confederacy lining up to fight each other.
|Battle Branch, Site of the Battle of Fairview, Alabama|
|Battle of Newton Monument in Newton, Alabama|
|Sketoe's Hole Memorial|
You can also read about many other Alabama battles and forts by visiting www.exploresouthernhistory.com/battlefields.