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Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Gen. E. Kirby Smith Residence

 
 
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1. Gen. E. Kirby Smith Residence Marker
Inscription.  912 Commerce Street, 80 feet south of this corner, site of the Benjamin L. Hodge home, where Gen. Smith lived 1863–65 while Commander of Trans-Miss. Dept. CSA. Built 1848, demolished 1960. Originally home of La. Supreme Court Judge Thomas T. Land.
 
Erected by Shreveport Sesquicentennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 30.742′ N, 93° 44.558′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Commerce Street and Lake Street on Commerce Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shreveport LA 71101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 3rd Caddo Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); 525 Spring Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Harrison Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Central Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Green's Alley (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cane & Bennett's Trading Post (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shreve Square
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Old CNB Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
 
Regarding Gen. E. Kirby Smith Residence. House location covered by I-20.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 19 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 26, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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Aug. 5, 2020