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Vacherie in St. James Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Colonel Leopold L. Armant

 
 
Colonel Leopold L. Armant Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
1. Colonel Leopold L. Armant Marker
Inscription.  Enlisted in Confederate Army, 1861; died heroically at Battle of Mansfield, 1864. Served in Yellow Jacket Bat. Com. of 18th Vol. Inf. Reg. and Mouton Brig. His ancestors were Jean Marie, Jean Baptiste, and Jean Seraphim Armant, St. James planters and army officers.
 
Erected 1965 by the Louisiana Tourist Development Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 30° 0.316′ N, 90° 44.123′ W. Marker is in Vacherie, Louisiana, in St. James Parish. Marker is on State Highway 18, 0.1 miles east of Toth Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: LA-18, Vacherie LA 70090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vacherie (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bourgeois Homeplace / Site Familial des Bourgeois (approx. 1.1 miles away); "Vacherie de Grande Pointe" (approx. 1.1 miles away); "Le Petit Versailles" (approx. 1.2 miles away); James Mather (approx. 2.1
View of marker looking east on LA-18. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
2. View of marker looking east on LA-18.
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miles away); Oak Alley Plantation (approx. 2½ miles away); Lutcher United Methodist Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); Lutcher (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vacherie.
 
Also see . . .  A Hero's Death: Col. Leopold L. Armant at Mansfield. From CivilWarTalk website (Submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.) 
 
Marker falling over a bit. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, February 20, 2015
3. Marker falling over a bit.
Armant Plantation House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, circa 1968
4. Armant Plantation House
Built c.1800, the house was abandoned by 1968 when this photo was taken. The house was demolished in 1969.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 755 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   4. submitted on September 15, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.

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Aug. 15, 2022