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Mansfield in De Soto Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

James H. Beard Monument

 
 
James H. Beard Monument (Front) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Armstrong, March 14, 2021
1. James H. Beard Monument (Front)
Inscription.  (Front)
In memory of James H. Beard Col. of the Crescent Regiment Fell at the Battle of Mansfield April 8, 1864 Age 31 Years
Beard

(Back)
First Captain of the Shreveport Greys

(Side)
First to raise the flag when Color Bearer was killed
 
Topics. This monument and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 8, 1864.
 
Location. 32° 0.648′ N, 93° 39.993′ W. Marker is in Mansfield, Louisiana, in De Soto Parish. Memorial is on Louisiana Route 175 south of Parish Road 48, on the right when traveling north. Obelisk monument is located on the lawn of the battlefield park outside of the visitor's center adjacent to the driveway into the park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15149 LA-175, Mansfield LA 71052, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain Seth Roberts Field Monument (a few steps from this marker); General Dick Taylor Monument (a few steps from this marker); General Alfred Mouton Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Mansfield Battle Park (within shouting distance of this marker);

James H. Beard Monument (Back) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Armstrong, March 14, 2021
2. James H. Beard Monument (Back)
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Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Texas Monument (about 500 feet away); In Memory of Lieut. Colonel Franklin H. Clack. C.S.A. (about 500 feet away); Louisiana Monument (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansfield.
 
James H. Beard Monument (Side) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Armstrong, March 14, 2021
3. James H. Beard Monument (Side)
James H. Beard Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Armstrong, March 13, 2021
4. James H. Beard Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2021, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 23, 2021, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, Oklahoma. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 4, 2022