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

Battle of Mansura

 
 
Battle of Mansura Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
1. Battle of Mansura Marker
English Side
Inscription.
English:
Confederate forces under General Dick Taylor here formed battle line May 16, 1864, barring passage of General Banks' retreating Union Army. The Battle of Mansura ended in withdrawal of Confederates.

French:
Bataille De Mansura
Les Sudistes du Général Dick Taylor s'y rangèrent en bataille le 16 mai, 1864, pour couper la retraite du Général Banks. Le combat cessa lorsque le Sudistes en retraite.
 
Erected 1954 by Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Location. 31° 3.3′ N, 92° 2.851′ W. Marker is in Mansura, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on L Église Street (State Highway 114) north of Drouin Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mansura LA 71350, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mansura (approx. half a mile away); Desfossé House (approx. half a mile away); Tunica-Biloxi Indian Reservation (approx. 4 miles away); The Marksville Site (approx. 4.2 miles away); Marc Eliche (approx. 4.2 miles away); For God and Country
Bataille de Mansura Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
2. Bataille de Mansura Marker
French Side
(approx. 4.3 miles away); Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Historic Oaks of Cottonport (approx. 4.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mansura.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battle of Mansura Marker image. Click for full size.
September 2, 2016
3. Battle of Mansura Marker
 
 
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