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

Fort Butler UDC Monument

 
 
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1. Fort Butler UDC Monument
Inscription.
(center panel)
The Finest of Texas and Arizona,
Lives lost by river and bayou.
We mark their graves,
Remember their names:
Brave Confederates who died
At Fort Butler, June 28, 1863.

Martha M. Boltz
Virginia Division - UDC

This monument erected by
United Daughters of the Confederacy
June 27, 1999

"Forgotten no longer"

(left panel)
Co. 4th Texas Mounted Volunteers
A Cartwright, Norval D., Lt.
G Stevens M., Cpl.

Co. 5th Texas Mounted Volunteers
A Henderson, Wm., Pvt.
D Ragsdale, D.H., Capt.
D Shelton, H.B., Pvt.
D Conn, S.N., bugler
F Wilkenson, Jas., Pvt.
G Bridges, Ed J., Pvt.
H Barnett, J., Pvt.
I Dobbin, J.H., Pvt.
K Long, James W. Pvt.

Co. 7th Texas Mounted Volunteers
E Davis, R.B., Pvt.
E Austin, T.J., Pvt.
E Morgan, W.F., Sgt.

(right panel)
Co. 7th Texas Mounted Volunteers
F Barker, W.F., Pvt.
G King, Alfred, Pvt.
H Avery, T.G., Pvt.
K House, P.M., Pvt.

Co. 3rd Arizona
Staff Phillips, Joseph, Col.
A McLean, A.M., Pvt.
C Walker, W.K., Lt.
C Vann, Sgt.
E Whitener, John, Pvt.
F. Kennedy, Henry, Capt.
F
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2. Fort Butler UDC Monument (center)
Roan, William B., 3rd It.
F Malone, James W., Pvt.
F Stilwell, Newton C., Pvt.
F Renfro, Thomas, Pvt.
F Robertson, Mitchell, Pvt.
H Holward, W.L. Sgt

(reverse)
Tenderly bury the fair young dead
Pausing to drop on his grave a tear;
Carve on the wooden slab at his head:
Somebody's darling is buried here.
Marie LeCoste

 
Erected 1999 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 30° 6.475′ N, 90° 59.471′ W. Marker is in Donaldsonville, Louisiana, in Ascension Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Mississippi Street (State Highway 18) and Iberville Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Donaldsonville LA 70346, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Butler African American Soldiers Memorial (here, next to this marker); Walter Lemann, Sr. Pumping Station (a few steps from this marker); Donaldsonville (a few steps from this marker); Bayou Lafourche (within
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3. Fort Butler UDC Monument (left)
shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Donaldsonville (approx. mile away); Francis T. Nicholls (approx. mile away); War Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away); Bicentennial Jazz Plaza (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Donaldsonville.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Butler Memorial. Donaldsonville Chief (Submitted on July 27, 2015.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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4. Fort Butler UDC Monument (right)
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5. Fort Butler UDC Monument (reverse)
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By Cajun Scrambler, July 23, 2015
6. Fort Butler UDC Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2015. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 24, 2015.   6. submitted on July 24, 2015, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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