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

Site of Camp Salubrity

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
1. Site of Camp Salubrity Marker
Inscription. About 2 miles NW occupied 1844-45 by the 4th Infantry Regiment part of the "Army of Observation" to be near the Texas border should hostilities occur with Mexico. The camp located on the old Texas Road. Lt. Ulysses S. Grant was stationed there and later became the 18th President of the United States.
 
Erected 2017 by Cane River National Heritage Area.
 
Location. 31° 46.945′ N, 93° 6.248′ W. Marker is in Natchitoches, Louisiana, in Natchitoches Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Highway 3175 Bypass (State Highway 6) and Breazeale Springs Street, on the left when traveling east on Highway 3175 Bypass. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Natchitoches LA 71457, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Fort Claiborne (approx. 1.6 miles away); The American Transition (approx. 1.7 miles away); Natchitoches Indians (approx. 1.7 miles away); Natchitoches Historic District (approx. 1.7 miles away); Louis Juchereau de St. Denis (approx. 1.7 miles away); El Camino Real (approx. 1.7 miles away); Roque House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Ducournau Building (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Natchitoches.
 
Also see . . .
Site of Camp Salubrity Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
2. Site of Camp Salubrity Marker
 The Memoirs of General Ulysses S. Grant - Chapter III: Camp Salubrity. (Submitted on October 31, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, Mexican-American
 
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By Tom Bosse
3. Gen. U.S. Grant
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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