Marthaville in Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Grave of Unknown Confederate Soldier
Here lies an unknown Confederate, killed by Union troops, April 2, 1864, during the Red River Campaign. This soldier had been cut off from his unit following a skirmish at nearby Crump's Hill. He was shot at this site while attempting to rejoin other Confederate troops.
Erected 1971 by Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 2, 1864.
Location. 31° 44.792′ N, 93° 25.679′ W. Marker is in Marthaville, Louisiana, in Natchitoches Parish. Marker can be reached from State Highway 1221, one mile east of State Highway 120, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1260 Hwy 1221, Robeline LA 71469, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Hodge Barnhill (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Honor and Memory of our Veterans (approx. 2.7 miles away); Los Adais (approx. 8.4 miles away); The Presidio Nuestra Senora del Pilar de los Adais (approx. 8.4 miles away); El Camino Real de los Tejas The Battle of Pleasant Hill (approx. 8.4 miles away); Federal Hospital (approx. 8˝ miles away); El Camino Real (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marthaville.
More about this marker. Located on the grounds of the Louisiana Rebel State Historic Site. Check website for operating hours, usually Thursday-Saturday.
Also see . . . Official Louisiana Parks website for Rebel Historic Site. (Submitted on June 26, 2021, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2021, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 26, 2021, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.