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Thibodaux in Lafourche Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Our Confederate Dead

1861-1865

 
 
Our Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
April 13, 2012
1. Our Confederate Dead Marker
Inscription. Side A
We care not whence they came
Dear is their lifeless clay
Whether unknown or known to fame
Their cause and country still the same
They died and wore Gray.

Side B
In memory of the thirty-nine members of Co. A. 2nd Texas Cavalary, who fell at the Battle of Lafourche Crossing June 21, 1863
 
Erected 1904 by Mildred Lee Chapter U.D.C.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 29° 47.809′ N, 90° 48.583′ W. Marker is in Thibodaux, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. Marker can be reached from East First Street (State Highway 1) 0.1 miles south of Jones Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in the St. Joseph Cemetery, directly behind large mausoleum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 949 Menard St, Thibodaux LA 70301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Joseph Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); The St. Joseph Cemetery Calvary-Grotto Shrine (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rienzi Plantation House (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Our Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
April 13, 2012
2. Our Confederate Dead Marker
Side B
Site of Mount Carmel Academy (approx. 0.4 miles away); City of Thibodaux / Ville de Thibodaux (approx. half a mile away); Lafourche Parish Court House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Saint Joseph Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Joseph Co-Cathedral (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thibodaux.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Our Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
April 13, 2012
3. Our Confederate Dead Marker
Our Confederate Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
April 13, 2012
4. Our Confederate Dead Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2016. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 6, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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