“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Tangipahoa in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Camp Moore

Camp Moore Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jeff Lovorn, November 18, 2011
1. Camp Moore Marker
Inscription.  One of the principal Louisiana Confederate induction centers and training camps during the war for southern independence. Named for Governor Thomas Overton Moore. Over 400 soldiers buried in the camp cemetery.
Erected 1959 by Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 30° 53.063′ N, 90° 30.711′ W. Marker is in Tangipahoa, Louisiana, in Tangipahoa Parish. Marker is on U.S. 51, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kentwood LA 70444, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Moore #1 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp Moore Confederate Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Camp Moore #6 (about 500 feet away); Camp Moore #2 (about 600 feet away); Camp Moore #5 (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Camp Moore (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Moore #3
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Moore Confederate Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tangipahoa.
Camp Moore Museum image. Click for full size.
January 7, 2016
2. Camp Moore Museum
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 748 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 24, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   2. submitted on January 23, 2016. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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