Confederate Tunnel Historical

Confederate Tunnel Historical (HM1WDF)

Location: Jackson, LA 70748 East Feliciana Parish
Buy Louisiana State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 30° 41.295', W 91° 16.566'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
"Colonel Johnson had galleries dug under his breastworks through which his men could crawl into the outer ditch and sharp shoot from that..."Lieutenant Howard C. WrightCompany C30th Louisiana Infantry RegimentIn order to have safe passage from the interior of Fort Desperate to its surrounding ditch, troops of the 15th Arkansas dug a tunnel connecting the two points. The men could use this tunnel to enter the outside ditch and fire down into the ravines at approaching Union soldiers. Today the exact location of the tunnel is unknown due to natural erosion of the earthworks.
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, December 25th, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 665118 N 3396321
Decimal Degrees30.68825000, -91.27610000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 41.295', W 91° 16.566'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 41' 17.7" N, 91° 16' 33.96" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Jackson LA 70748, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. What year was the marker erected?
  9. Who or what organization placed the marker?
  10. This marker needs at least one picture.
  11. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  12. Is the marker in the median?