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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 Second 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. Randal's Brigade of Walker's Texas Infantry Div. charged across this area traveling parallel to the road, supporting Mouton's Division which made the first charge on Randal's left.
 
Erected by the State of Louisiana.
 
Location. 32° 0.685′ N, 93° 40.07′ 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 north. Touch for map. Located just north of Battlefield entrance. 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 700 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 (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 . . .
Battle of Mansfield State Historic Site on far left just beyond the tree. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
2. Battle of Mansfield State Historic Site on far left just beyond the tree.
 Wikipedia article on the Battle of Mansfield. (Submitted on July 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battle of Mansfield State Historic Site. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 28, 2017
3. Battle of Mansfield State Historic Site.
 
 
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 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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