Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
This Marks the Site of Battery 3
One of the eighteen batteries
and four forts which formed
the Confederate defenses
1864 – 1865
Location. 32° 30.104′ N, 93° 43.776′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker can be reached from Acacia Drive, on the right when traveling north. Located in the northeast part of Greenwood Cemetery, near plots 408 & 409. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Acacia Drive, 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. This Marks the Site of Battery 4 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Humbug (approx. 0.3 miles away); This Marks the Site of Battery 1 (approx. half a mile away); Fort Turnbull (approx. half a mile away); This Marks the Site of Battery 5 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Highland Hospital (approx. 0.6 miles away); Coates Bluff (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pleasant Hall (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
Regarding This Marks the Site of Battery 3.
These Civil War Battery markers were dedicated in the 1930s when Shreveport marked its centennial and a final gathering of the United Confederate Veterans was held in the city.
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.