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Lafayette in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

General Alfred Mouton

 
 
General Alfred Mouton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Cormier, October 25, 2011
1. General Alfred Mouton Marker
Inscription. 1829-1864. Confederate brigadier general from Lafayette who served in Shiloh, Lafourche, Teche, and Red River campaigns. Killed at Mansfield, leading Confederacy to its most important military victory west of the Mississippi.
 
Erected 1982 by Department of Culture Recreation and Tourism.
 
Location. 30° 13.278′ N, 92° 1.462′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Louisiana, in Lafayette Parish. Marker is on University Avenue near Azalea Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. It is across the street St John Cathedral Cemetary and is also near St Landy Street. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette LA 70506, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. John Cathedral Oak (about 800 feet away); The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cathedral-Carmel School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lafayette Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gordon Square (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pillars of Progress (approx. 0.6 miles away); La Place des Créoles (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lafayette.
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
General Alfred Mouton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, July 8, 2015
2. General Alfred Mouton Marker
A wider view, looking southeastward along West University Avenue
General Alfred Mouton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, July 8, 2015
3. General Alfred Mouton Marker
Looking towards the northwest along West University Avenue at the site of the marker. The street intersecting here is Azalea Street.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 711 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana.   2, 3. submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017.
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