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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 Second Confederate Charge —

 
Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
1. Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads Marker
Inscription.  Randal's Brigade of Walker's Texas Infantry Div. charged across this area traveling parallel to the road, supporting Mouton's Division which made the first charge on Randal's left.
 
Erected by the State of Louisiana.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 0.685′ N, 93° 40.07′ 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 north. Located just north of Battlefield entrance. 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 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Alfred Mouton Monument (about 400 feet away); General Dick Taylor Monument (about 400 feet away); James H. Beard Monument (about 500 feet away); Captain Seth Roberts Field Monument
Battle of Mansfield State Historic Site on far left just beyond the tree. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
2. Battle of Mansfield State Historic Site on far left just beyond the tree.
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(about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads (about 700 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 State Historic Site. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
3. Battle of Mansfield State Historic Site.
 
 
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 248 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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