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Near Mansfield in De Soto Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads

April 8. 1864

— Area of Third Confederate Charge —

 
 
Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
1. Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads Marker
Inscription.  Maj. Gen Walker, with Waul's and Surry's brigades, passed here parallel to the road during a charge that turned the Federal left flank and gained a position on the road in rear of Federal line.
 
Erected by the State of Louisiana.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 0.678′ N, 93° 40.085′ W. Marker is near Mansfield, Louisiana, in De Soto Parish. Marker is on Louisiana Route 175 north of Parish Road 48, on the right when traveling south. Located diagonally across from entrance to the Mansfield Battlefield. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15149 LA-175, Mansfield LA 71052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads (within shouting distance of this marker); Mansfield Battle Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Alfred Mouton Monument (about 400 feet away); General Dick Taylor Monument (about 500 feet away); James H. Beard Monument
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(about 500 feet away); Captain Seth Roberts Field Monument (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads (about 800 feet away); Texas Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansfield.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Battle of Mansfield. (Submitted on July 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Battle of Mansfield entrance next to truck in distance. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
2. Battle of Mansfield entrance next to truck in distance.
View of marker looking north on Highway 175. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
3. View of marker looking north on Highway 175.
Battle of Mansfield State Historic Site entrance. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
4. Battle of Mansfield State Historic Site entrance.
Confederate General John George Walker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Pd-us
5. Confederate General John George Walker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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