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Jackson in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Burial Site of Lt. Col. John C. McKowen

 
 
Burial Site of Lt. Col. John C. McKowen Marker image. Click for full size.
January 1, 2011
1. Burial Site of Lt. Col. John C. McKowen Marker
Inscription. Lt. Col. McKowen, 1st. La. Cavalry, C.S.A., who on June 3, 1863, with 5 men captured Brig. Gen. Neal Dow near here. Dow was later exchanged for Brig. Gen. W.H.F. Lee, son of Gen. Robert E. Lee. A former mayor of Portland, Me. Dow ran for president on the Prohibition ticket in 1880. McKowen, a native of Jackson, was murdered over a land dispute in 1901.
 
Location. 30° 50.117′ N, 91° 12.787′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Louisiana, in East Feliciana Parish. Marker is on State Highway 951 0.1 miles south of Charter Street (State Highway 10), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson LA 70748, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Feliciana Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Original Feliciana Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jackson (approx. 0.2 miles away); First European Settlers (approx. mile away); Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Centenary State Historic Site (approx. half a mile away); Linwood (approx. 7.3 miles away); Audubon Memorial (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Burial Site of Lt. Col. John C. McKowen Marker image. Click for full size.
January 1, 2011
2. Burial Site of Lt. Col. John C. McKowen Marker
Burial Site of Lt. Col. John C. McKowen image. Click for full size.
January 1, 2011
3. Burial Site of Lt. Col. John C. McKowen
 
 
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