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Harrisonburg in Catahoula Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Fort Beauregard

 
 
Fort Beauregard Marker image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2017
1. Fort Beauregard Marker
Inscription. One-half mile west was one of four forts built by Confederates in May, 1863 to prevent the ascent of Federal gunboats on the Ouachita River. It was abandoned 1863, but was reoccupied in 1864.
 
Erected 1955 by The Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry.
 
Location. 31° 46.271′ N, 91° 49.339′ W. Marker is in Harrisonburg, Louisiana, in Catahoula Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Pine Street (State Highway 8) and Bushley Street (State Highway 124), on the right when traveling west on Pine Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisonburg LA 71340, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Catahoula Parish Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); Harrisonburg Mounds (approx. 0.3 miles away); McGuffee Mounds (approx. 1.4 miles away); Tew Lake Mounds (approx. 4.3 miles away); Routon Mounds (approx. 4.8 miles away); Troyville Earthworks (approx. 10 miles away); a different marker also named Troyville Earthworks (approx. 10 miles away); Cypress Grove Mound (approx. 10.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisonburg.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
Fort Beauregard Marker image. Click for full size.
May 27, 2017
2. Fort Beauregard Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2017, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 131 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2017.
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