“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Cecilia in St. 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 St. Martin Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Bushville Highway (State Highway 347) and Hilda Calais Road, on the right when traveling north on Bushville Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2184 Bushville Hwy, Cecilia LA 70521, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stephanie-Martin Duralde House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Poché's (approx. 3½ miles away); Atchafalaya Floodway
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(approx. 4½ miles away); The Valery Thibodeaux House (approx. 5.2 miles away); Legend of Bayou Teche/La Legendè Du Bayou Teche (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Bridge of 1852 (approx. 5.2 miles away); Birthplace of Bishop Jules Jeanmard/Lieu de Naissance de L'Évêque Jules Jeanmard (approx. 5.3 miles away); Most Rev. Jules B. Jeanmard, D.D. (approx. 5.3 miles away).
Categories. War, US Civil

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2015. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 3, 2015, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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