Port Hudson in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Union Battery No. 3
"About the 10th of June, the enemy planted four mortars in position near the battery opposite Bennett''s House. These mortars gave us great annoyance; they were fired day and night, to the very great disturbance of our troops; yet few were killed by these shells."
Commander of the Confederate Left Wing
Location. 30° 41.592′ N, 91° 17.126′ W. Marker is in Port Hudson, Louisiana, in East Feliciana Parish. Marker can be reached from U.S. 61. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 236 US Highway 61, Jackson LA 70748, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Battery No. 4 (about Union Battery No. 5 (about 500 feet away); Artillery Ridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bennett's Redoubt (approx. ¼ mile away); Slaughter Pen (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Babcock (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bennett's House and Battery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Alabama-Arkansas Redoubt (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Hudson.
More about this marker. Located on the grounds of the Port Hudson Historical Site.
Also see . . . Official State Port Hudson website. (Submitted on February 1, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 1, 2019.