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Marksville in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Confederate Hospital Site

c. 1864

 
 
Confederate Hospital Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, July 28, 2018
1. Confederate Hospital Site Marker
Inscription.  
A Confederate military hospital was maintained in this area during the Red River campaign of the Civil War. Patients were housed in a Mr. Richaud's buildings on Monroe Street according to an 1864 newspaper account.
 
Erected by City Of Marksville.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Louisiana, Marksville Historical Markers Driving Tour series list.
 
Location. 31° 7.628′ N, 92° 4.062′ W. Marker is in Marksville, Louisiana, in Avoyelles Parish. Marker is on North Monroe Street south of West Cappel Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marksville LA 71351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Graham-Guillory-Luke Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Coco-Piazza Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Peerless Cleaners and Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Corrine Saucier Birth Site
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Brouillette-Guillot-Luke House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of General Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jules Coco Building (about 300 feet away); Maxwell Bordelon Law Office (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marksville.
 
Confederate Hospital Site Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, July 28, 2018
2. Confederate Hospital Site Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2024. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 862 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 2, 2018.

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