Near Tallulah in Madison Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Burning of Richmond
Before returning to his base, Mower had his soldiers burn Richmond.
The town was never rebuilt.
Location. 32° 22.95′ N, 91° 12.473′ W. Marker is near Tallulah, Louisiana, in Madison Parish. Marker is on Old U.S. Highway 65 (State Highway 603) 1.2 miles south of Lee Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 362 Old U.S. Highway 65, Tallulah LA 71282, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Skirmish at Richmond (here, next to this marker); Schicker Mound (approx. 1˝ miles away); Scottland Plantation House (approx. 1˝ miles away); Tallulah (approx. 2.1 miles away); Madison Parish Confederate Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away); Crescent Plantation (approx. 2.7 miles away); Battle of Milliken’s Bend (approx. 6.3 miles away); Fitzhugh Mounds (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallulah.
Regarding Burning of Richmond. The marker is part of the Grant's March Trail in Louisiana.
Also see . . . Battle of Richmond, Madison Parish, LA June 15, 1863. Official Confederate and Union Reports (Submitted on September 26, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Notable Events • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 26, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.