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Cade in Saint Martin Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of Camp Pratt

 
 
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By Shane Cormier, October 26, 2011
1. Site of Camp Pratt Marker
Inscription. From 1862-1863 Camp Pratt was official Confederate camp of conscription and instruction for South Louisiana. At one time as many as 3,000 conscripts here. A small compound for Union prisoners of war also located at the camp.
 
Erected 1980 by Department of Culture Recreation and Tourism.
 
Location. 30° 4.939′ N, 91° 54.026′ W. Marker is in Cade, Louisiana, in Saint Martin Parish. Marker is on Old Spanish Trail (State Highway S). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cade LA 70519, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Martinville (approx. 5.1 miles away); St. Martin Catholic Church (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Old Castillo Hotel (approx. 5.1 miles away); Attakapa Indian (approx. 5.1 miles away); Judge Émile Édouard (Edward) Simon (approx. 5.1 miles away); On This Site Lie Buried Officers of The Attakapas Militia (approx. 5.2 miles away); Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (approx. 5.2 miles away); Evangeline Monument (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Site of Camp Pratt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Cormier, October 26, 2011
2. Site of Camp Pratt Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 1,036 times since then and 120 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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