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Near Ringgold in Bienville Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Loggy Bayou-Red River

 
 
Loggy Bayou-Red River Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2017
1. Loggy Bayou-Red River Marker
Inscription.  Nearest point of Federal advance on Shreveport during Civil War. About four miles to southwest near confluence of streams Confederates sank steamer New Falls City which blocked passage of Federal gunboats, April 10, 1864.
 
Erected 1973 by The Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is April 10, 1864.
 
Location. 32° 14.209′ N, 93° 25.555′ W. Marker is near Ringgold, Louisiana, in Bienville Parish. Marker is on U.S. 71, 0.2 miles north of State Highway 4, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ringgold LA 71068, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ashpoint Plantation (approx. 13.4 miles away); The Arrest of Isaac Williams and his Men (approx. 14.1 miles away); Paul Boüet Laffitte (approx. 15.6 miles away); Homeplace of Baylus Benjamin (B.B.) McKinney (approx. 17.4 miles away).
 
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Loggy Bayou-Red River Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 5, 2017
2. Loggy Bayou-Red River Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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