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Sunset in Saint Landry Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Semmes Battery

 
 
Semmes Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
October 21, 2005
1. Semmes Battery Marker
Inscription. In memory of two unknown soldiers of Semmes Battery 1st Confederate Light Artillery who lost their lives on 10/15/1863 during the Battle of Little Carrion Crow Bayou. Their names may have been forgotten but their devotion to duty and country have not. Erected by the LA. Society Order of Confederate Rose 2002.
 
Erected 2002 by LA Society Order of Confederate Rose.
 
Location. 30° 23.355′ N, 92° 5.932′ W. Marker is in Sunset, Louisiana, in Saint Landry Parish. Marker is on Chretien Point Road 1.1 miles north of Louisiana Highway 356, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sunset LA 70584, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Mass Grave (approx. 2 miles away); Grand Coteau (approx. 3.3 miles away); Academy of the Sacred Heart (approx. 4.5 miles away); Le Parc Du Vieux Depot (approx. 7.2 miles away); Battle of Opelousas (approx. 7.4 miles away); Site of Bowie Residence (approx. 8.8 miles away); Humble Cottage Lodge No. 19 (approx. 9.9 miles away); Opelousas Colored School (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Semmes Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
October 21, 2005
2. Semmes Battery Marker
Chretien Point Plantation image. Click for full size.
October 21, 2005
3. Chretien Point Plantation
 
 
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