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

Bayou Vermilion

 
 
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By Shane Cormier, October 27, 2011
1. Bayou Vermilion Marker
Inscription.
Battle of Pinhook Bridge April 17, 1863.
Battle of Bayou Vermilion October 9, 1863.
We honor the memory of those soldiers who valiantly fought on these banks.

 
Erected by Lafayette Parish Bayou Vermilion District.
 
Location. 30° 11.687′ N, 92° 0.968′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Louisiana, in Lafayette Parish. Marker is at the intersection of West Pinhook Road and La Rue France, on the right when traveling north on West Pinhook Road. Touch for map. Across from Outback Stakehouse, Hilton Towers and on the land near Tokyo Live. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette LA 70503, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Domengeaux (approx. ¾ mile away); Vermilion River (approx. ¾ mile away); Pillars of Progress (approx. 1.3 miles away); Dr. Edwin L. Stephens (approx. 1½ miles away); Oaks of Ile Copal (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Vermilion River (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lafayette Museum / Le Musee de Lafayette (approx. 1.8 miles away); Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsWar, US Civil
 
Bayou Vermilion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Cormier, October 27, 2011
2. Bayou Vermilion Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 1,680 times since then and 188 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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