C.S.A. Brigadier General Tom Green

C.S.A. Brigadier General Tom Green (HM4ON)

Location: Coushatta, LA 71019 Red River Parish
Country: United States of America

N 31° 56.077', W 93° 17.986'

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April 12, 1864, C.S.A. Brig. Gen. TomGreen was killed near here leading hisTexas cavalry in a duel against the Union monitor Osage, gunboat Lexington,and the transport Black Hawk at theBattle of Blair's Landing. Of his passing Lt. Gen. Richard Taylor, said Green was "upright, modest, and with the simplicity of a child, danger seemed to be his element, and he rejoiced in combat... His death was a public calamity and mourned as such by the people of Texas and Louisiana."
HM NumberHM4ON
Year Placed2008
Placed ByLouisiana Society Order of The Confederate Rose
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 9:06am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 471665 N 3533227
Decimal Degrees31.93461667, -93.29976667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 56.077', W 93° 17.986'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 56' 4.62" N, 93° 17' 59.16" W
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Area Code(s)318
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 105 Lock and Dam Rd, Coushatta LA 71019, US
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