“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South-Central)

Charles Didier Dreaux

Charles Didier Dreaux Monument image. Click for full size.
June 3, 2011
1. Charles Didier Dreaux Monument
Col. Charles Didier Dreaux
Born in New Orleans May 11, 1832
First Conf. officer from Louisiana
Killed in the War Between
the States on the field of
honor near Newport News, VA.
On July 5, 1861

His last words were
"Boys steady"

Nobler braver never lived

Erected 1922.
Location. 29° 58.237′ N, 90° 5.615′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Memorial is at the intersection of North Jefferson Davis Parkway and Canal Street, on the left when traveling north on North Jefferson Davis Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70119, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Warren Easton Charter High School (approx. mile away); Third Ward World War II Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gen. Albert Pike (approx. half a mile away); The Old Portage (approx. 0.6 miles away); Heinemann Park/Pelican Stadium (approx. 0.8 miles away); Our Lady of the Rosary Rectory
Charles Didier Dreaux Monument image. Click for full size.
June 3, 2011
2. Charles Didier Dreaux Monument
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Pitot House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Metairie And Gentilly Ridges (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
Categories. War, US Civil

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2015. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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