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

General Dick Taylor Monument

 
 
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By Jason Armstrong, March 14, 2021
1. General Dick Taylor Monument
Inscription.  To commemorate the victories of General Dick Taylor and his gallant soldiers at the Battles of Mansfield and Pleasant Hill, April 1864
 
Erected by Daughters Betty Taylor, Myrthe Taylor & L.A. Division. U.D.C.
 
Topics and series. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1864.
 
Location. 32° 0.65′ N, 93° 39.998′ 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. Located on the lawn along the driveway into the Mansfield State Historic Site outside Mansfield, LA. 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. James H. Beard Monument (a few steps from this marker); Captain Seth Roberts Field Monument (a few steps from this marker); General Alfred Mouton Monument (a few steps from this marker); Mansfield Battle Park (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads (about 500 feet away); Texas Monument (about 500 feet away); In Memory of Lieut. Colonel Franklin H. Clack. C.S.A. (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansfield.
 
General Dick Taylor Monument image. Click for full size.
By Jason Armstrong, March 14, 2021
3. General Dick Taylor Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2021, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, OKlahoma. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 24, 2021, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, OKlahoma. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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