Pineville in Rapides Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Fort Buhlow and Fort Randolph
Erected by T. O. Moore Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 31° 19.633′ N, 92° 26.893′ W. Marker is in Pineville, Louisiana, in Rapides Parish. Marker is on Monroe Highway (U.S. 71/165) near Rainbow Drive, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Traveling on US71/US165 across the O.K. Allen bridge from Alexandria to Pineville. The marker is on the left, a few dozen yards from the bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Pineville LA 71360, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Red River Campaign (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bailey's Dam (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Dam Works (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pierson Lake (approx. 0.7 miles away); Central Louisiana State Hospital Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); Red Hill (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mount Olivet Chapel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pineville #4 (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pineville.
More about this marker. Both sides of the marker are inscribed with the same message and both sides have illegible portions at the base. Internet research identified the erecting organization as the Thomas Overton Moore Chapter (No. 640) of the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Regarding Fort Buhlow and Fort Randolph. This marker incorrectly states that Union General Nathaniel P. Banks' Red River Campaign took place in the Summer of 1864. In fact the Red River Campaign was in the Spring of 1864.
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2008, by Texmexfla of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 4,030 times since then and 42 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on May 21, 2008, by Texmexfla of Houston, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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