Fort Butler UDC Monument

Fort Butler UDC Monument (HM1M81)

Location: Donaldsonville, LA 70346 Ascension Parish
Country: United States of America
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N 30° 6.475', W 90° 59.471'

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(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 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:
Sombody's darling is buried here.
Marie LeCoste
Details
HM NumberHM1M81
Tags
Year Placed1999
Placed ByUnited Daughters of the Confederacy
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 27th, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 693555 N 3332446
Decimal Degrees30.10791667, -90.99118333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 6.475', W 90° 59.471'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 6' 28.5" N, 90° 59' 28.26" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)225, 985
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-169 LA-18, Donaldsonville LA 70346, US
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