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Charles Didier Dreaux

 
 
Charles Didier Dreaux Monument image. Click for full size.
June 3, 2011
1. Charles Didier Dreaux Monument
Inscription.
Col. Charles Didier Dreaux
Born in New Orleans May 11, 1832
First Conf. officer from Louisiana
Killed in the War Between
the States on the field of
honor near Newport News, VA.
On July 5, 1861

His last words were
"Boys steady"

Nobler braver never lived

 
Erected 1922.
 
Location. 29° 58.237′ N, 90° 5.615′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is at the intersection of North Jefferson Davis Parkway and Canal Street, on the left when traveling north on North Jefferson Davis Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70119, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Warren Easton Charter High School (approx. mile away); Gen. Albert Pike (approx. half a mile away); The Old Portage (approx. 0.6 miles away); Heinemann Park/Pelican Stadium (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pitot House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Metairie And Gentilly Ridges (approx. 0.9 miles away); Allard Plantation (approx. 0.9 miles away); In Memory of All American Veterans (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Charles Didier Dreaux Monument image. Click for full size.
June 3, 2011
2. Charles Didier Dreaux Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2015. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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