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Visit Gorgas House on University of Alabama campus.
Visit University of Alabama Special Collections (to see his swords and uniform).
Visit arsenal at Mount Vernon (now Searcy Hospital).
Visit arsenal site in Selma.
Ask local historians and librarians if any Civil War-era ordnance ruins are in their area.
Visit nearby ironworks, iron museums, factories like Tannehill, Brierfield, and Tallassee, the powder magazine in Montgomery, and the iron foundry ruins buried in undergrowth in the middle of Mountain Brook in Birmingham.