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

Confederate Navy Yard

 
 
Confederate Navy Yard Marker image. Click for full size.
August 30, 2019
1. Confederate Navy Yard Marker
Inscription.  One block west near mouth of Cross Bayou at Red River the ironclad Missouri and ram Webb built. Missouri armored with railroad iron, In 1863 Webb fought U.S.S. Indianola near Vicksburg. Missouri was surrendered here May 1865.
 
Erected 1975 by Louisiana State Tourist Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 32° 31.195′ N, 93° 45.201′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Marker is on North Market Street north of Airport Drive, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 147 North Market Street, Shreveport LA 71107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cross Bayou (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McNeill St. Pump Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chamber Plaza (approx. half a mile away); The Pardon (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Chamber Plaza (approx. half a mile away); First City Market
Confederate Navy Yard Marker image. Click for full size.
August 30, 2019
2. Confederate Navy Yard Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Turning to the Right (approx. half a mile away); Cane & Bennett's Trading Post (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2019.
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Nov. 30, 2020