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Cecilia in Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Louis Hebert

 
 
Louis Hebert Marker image. Click for full size.
June 7, 2012
1. Louis Hebert Marker
Inscription. Approximately 100 yards to the West is the probable resting place of General Louis Hebert, C.S.A. Born in Iberville Parish in 1820, Hebert was graduated from West Point in 1845 third in his class. After an army service of two years, he resigned to manage his family's sugar interests. Before the war he was a member of the state senate and chief engineer of Louisiana. During the war he fought at Wilson's Creek, Elkhorn, Iuka, Corinth, Vicksburg and Fort Fisher. He was an editor and teacher after the war in Iberville and St. Martin Parishes and lived until 1901.
 
Location. 30° 20.467′ N, 91° 51.333′ W. Marker is in Cecilia, Louisiana, in Saint Martin Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Bushville Highway (Louisiana Route 347) and Hilda Calais Road, on the right when traveling north on Bushville Highway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2184 Bushville Hwy, Cecilia LA 70521, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stephanie-Martin Duralde House (approx. 1.7 miles away); St. Bernard's Catholic Church (approx. 5.3 miles away); Scholastique Picou Breaux (approx. 5.4 miles away); Mulate's (approx. 6.2 miles away); La Place Des Créoles (approx. 12.4 miles away); Academy of the Sacred Heart (approx. 12.5 miles away); Gordon Square (approx. 12.7 miles away); Cathedral-Carmel School (approx. 12.9 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on . This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on November 26, 2016.
 
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