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

Camp Moore

 
 
Camp Moore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 18, 2011
1. Camp Moore Marker
Inscription. One of the principal Louisiana Confederate induction centers and training camps during the war for southern independence. Named for Governor Thomas Overton Moore. Over 400 soldiers buried in the camp cemetery.
 
Erected 1959 by Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Location. 30° 53.063′ N, 90° 30.711′ W. Marker is in Tangipahoa, Louisiana, in Tangipahoa Parish. Marker is on U.S. 51, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kentwood LA 70444, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Moore #1 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp Moore Confederate Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Camp Moore #6 (about 500 feet away); Camp Moore #2 (about 600 feet away); Camp Moore #5 (about 700 feet away); Camp Moore #3 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Moore Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Moore #4 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tangipahoa.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Camp Moore Museum image. Click for full size.
January 7, 2016
2. Camp Moore Museum
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   2. submitted on . • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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