Port Hudson in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Union Battery No. 3
"About the 10th of June, the enemy planted four mortars in position near the battery opposite Bennett''s House. These mortars gave us great annoyance; they were fired day and night, to the very great disturbance of our troops; yet few were killed by these shells."
Commander of the Confederate Left Wing
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 30° 41.592′ N, 91° 17.126′ W. Marker is in Port Hudson, Louisiana, in East Feliciana Parish. Marker can be reached from U.S. 61. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Battery No. 4 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Battery No. 5 (about 500 feet away); Artillery Ridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bennett's Redoubt (approx. ¼ mile away); Slaughter Pen (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Babcock (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bennett's House and Battery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Alabama-Arkansas Redoubt (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Hudson.
More about this marker. Located on the grounds of the Port Hudson Historical Site.
Also see . . . Official State Port Hudson website. (Submitted on February 1, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 1, 2019.