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Near Mansfield in De Soto Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads

April 8. 1864

 

—Confederate Battle Line at 4:00 P.M.~First Phase of Battle —

 
Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
1. Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads Marker
Inscription. From this point the line extended about 400 yards Northeast, thence East about a mile. It extended about a half mile South from here.
 
Erected by the State of Louisiana.
 
Location. 32° 0.801′ N, 93° 40.257′ W. Marker is near Mansfield, Louisiana, in De Soto Parish. Marker is on Louisiana Route 175 0.3 miles north of Parish Road 48, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mansfield LA 71052, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads (approx. ¼ mile away); Texas Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Paul Boüet Laffitte (approx. 5.8 miles away); Las Ormigas Spanish Land Grant (approx. 6.2 miles away); Double Churches (approx. 6.7 miles away); Federal Advance (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Civil War Trust website about the Battle of Mansfield. (Submitted on July 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on the Battle of Mansfield. (Submitted on July 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar, US Civil
 
View of marker looking north on Louisiana Highway 175. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
2. View of marker looking north on Louisiana Highway 175.
View looking south towards Mansfield State Historic Site. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
3. View looking south towards Mansfield State Historic Site.
Mansfield Battlefield State Historic Site entrance. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
4. Mansfield Battlefield State Historic Site entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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