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

General Alfred Mouton Monument

 
 
General Alfred Mouton Monument (Front) image. Click for full size.
By Jason Armstrong, March 14, 2021
1. General Alfred Mouton Monument (Front)
Inscription.  (Front)
General Alfred Mouton 1829-1864

(Back)
Prince C. J. de Polignac
Lt. Colonel July 1861
Col. 5th Tenn. Inft. Aug 1862
Brigadier General Feb 1863
Major General Apr 1864
Twice promoted for gallantry on the fields of Richmond, KY and Mansfield, LA C.S.A.

Here Gen. Mouton fell. Here Prince de Polignac sprang to the head of the troops to take the fallen leader's place and bear them to victory.
 
Erected 1925 by Erected by the 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 year for this entry is 1864.
 
Location. 32° 0.659′ N, 93° 40.007′ 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. Monument stands on the lawn at the Mansfield Battlefield Park in Mansfield, LA along 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

General Alfred Mouton Monument (Back) image. Click for full size.
By Jason Armstrong, March 14, 2021
2. General Alfred Mouton Monument (Back)
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of this marker. Mansfield Battle Park (a few steps from this marker); General Dick Taylor Monument (a few steps from this marker); James H. Beard Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Seth Roberts Field Monument (within shouting 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 400 feet away); Texas Monument (about 500 feet away); Louisiana Monument (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansfield.
 
General Alfred Mouton Monument (Base) image. Click for full size.
By Jason Armstrong, March 14, 2021
3. General Alfred Mouton Monument (Base)
 
 
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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