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Jackson in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Linwood

 
 
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March 25, 2016
1. Linwood Marker
Inscription.  1 mile SW. Built c. 1848 by Albert G. Carter. A portion of Sarah Morgan Dawson's A Confederate Girl's Diary was written here. Bombardment of Port Hudson and other events at Linwood are described in this important Civil War source.

(lower plaque)
Dedicated by the East Feliciana Historical Preservation Society, Inc.
 
Erected 1981 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWar, US CivilWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
 
Location. 30° 43.827′ N, 91° 13.143′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Louisiana, in East Feliciana Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Old Scenic Highway (State Highway 964) and Dougherty Lane, on the left when traveling north on Old Scenic Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson LA 70748, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of the Plains Store (approx. 2.9 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 2.9 miles away); Siege of Port Hudson, 1863
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March 25, 2016
2. Linwood Marker
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(approx. 4 miles away); U.S. Navy 32 Pounder Gun (approx. 4.1 miles away); U.S. Navy 8 - Inch Shell Gun (approx. 4.1 miles away); U.S. Navy 42-Pounder Gun, Model 1816 On Barbette Carriage (approx. 4.2 miles away); Port Hudson (approx. 4.3 miles away); U.S. Army 20-Pounder Parrott Rifle (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
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March 25, 2016
3. Linwood Marker
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March 25, 2016
4. Linwood Plantation
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2016. This page has been viewed 409 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 29, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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