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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

 

—Area of Third Confederate Charge —

 
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. Maj. Gen Walker, with Waul's and Surry's brigades, passed here parallel to the road during a charge that turned the Federal left flank and gained a position on the road in rear of Federal line.
 
Erected by the State of Louisiana.
 
Location. 32° 0.678′ N, 93° 40.085′ W. Marker is near Mansfield, Louisiana, in De Soto Parish. Marker is on Louisiana Route 175 north of Parish Road 48, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located diagonally across from entrance to the Mansfield Battlefield. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15149 LA-175, 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Texas Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Mansfield or Sabine Cross Roads (approx. ¼ mile away); Paul Boüet Laffitte (approx. 5.8 miles away); Las Ormigas Spanish Land Grant
Battle of Mansfield entrance next to truck in distance. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
2. Battle of Mansfield entrance next to truck in distance.
(approx. 6 miles away); Double Churches (approx. 6½ miles away); Federal Advance (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mansfield.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Battle of Mansfield. (Submitted on July 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View of marker looking north on Highway 175. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
3. View of marker looking north on Highway 175.
Battle of Mansfield State Historic Site entrance. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
4. Battle of Mansfield State Historic Site entrance.
Confederate General John George Walker image. Click for full size.
By Pd-us
5. Confederate General John George Walker
 
 
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 67 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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