Near Tallulah in Madison Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Skirmish at Richmond
At this point three days later the Union engineers built a bridge 200 feet long across Roundaway Bayou. Materials for the bridge were obtained by tearing down a number of log houses in Richmond.
Location. 32° 22.947′ N, 91° 12.472′ W. Marker is near Tallulah, Louisiana, in Madison Parish. Marker is on Old U.S. Highway 65 (State Highway 603) 1.2 miles south of Lee Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 362 Old U.S. Highway 65, Tallulah LA 71282, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies Burning of Richmond (here, next to this marker); Schicker Mound (approx. 1.5 miles away); Scottland Plantation House (approx. 1.5 miles away); Tallulah (approx. 2.1 miles away); Madison Parish Confederate Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away); Crescent Plantation (approx. 2.7 miles away); Battle of Millikenís Bend (approx. 6.3 miles away); Fitzhugh Mounds (approx. 8.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tallulah.
Regarding Skirmish at Richmond. The marker is part of the Grant's March Trail in Louisiana.
Also see . . . Photos of the Roundaway Bayou. (Submitted on September 26, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.