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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21VS_battle-of-jackson_Jackson-LA.html
As the remaining gun of the 2nd Vermont rumbled by this point, hotly pursued by Confederate cavalry {1}, the main body of Federal infantry and cavalry {2} made its way, under Confederate pressure, through the woods and ravine and reached Clinton R…
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As the Confederates kept up the pressure on the retreating Federals in the ravine to your distant front {1}, Sergeant Willis W. Davis of West Feliciana was killed near this intersection {2} while leading an attack at the side of Colonel Frank Pow…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21V6_battle-of-jackson_Jackson-LA.html
In the late evening of August 3, 1863, Col. John L. Logan's Confederate cavalry (500 men), approached from the northwest by way of the Jackson-Woodville Road. Their scouts soon subdued the Federal pickets with the aid of local residents.Confederat…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21V0_republic-of-west-florida_Jackson-LA.html
This stop on the Old Republic Trail honors the wildly independent, freedom loving settlers of Spanish West Florida's Districts of Feliciana, Baton Rouge, St. Helena and St. Ferdinand for their remarkable role in Louisiana history.These early settl…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21UV_centenary-state-historic-site_Jackson-LA.html
The East Wing dormitory was the first of the campus structures to be built. Built between 1832 and 1833, the building was designed by Captain Delafield, and constructed by Alexander Smith of Wilkinson County, Mississippi at a cost of $14,000.00 (N…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21UU_centenary-colleges-main-academic-building_Jackson-LA.html
Constructed between 1855 and 1857, the Main Academic Building had four stories and contained classrooms, offices, meeting halls, a gymnasium, an observatory (until 1870), and an auditorium that could seat 2,000 people in the central portion of the…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/tmp-4a1ee_centenary-state-historic-site_Jackson-LA.html
The Professor's Cottage was built in 1898 and rented to a professor and his family for about $125 per year. It was one of the faculty houses owned by the college, which included another cottage that was identical to it located approximately 40 met…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21UH_site-of-battle-of-jackson-crossroads_Jackson-LA.html
At noon, June 20, 1863, at the crossroads, a long Union wagon train, escorted by 300 cavalry and 500 infantry, from the 52nd. Mass, Vols., the 2nd. Rhode Island, and Grierson's 7th Ill. cavalry, was ambushed by a Confederate battalion of La. and M…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WDI_union-battery-no-6-historical_Jackson-LA.html
"With admirable celebrity the pioneers (trail blazers) opened up the roads and Capt. Duryea brought up the division artillery and within fifteen minutes after driving him (Confederate skirmishers) in, our batteries were answering his guns from two…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WDH_union-trench-historical_Jackson-LA.html
"...he [attacking Union troops] moved...up to my ditch again, and by digging a small place, or bank that intervened between the head of the ravine and the said ditch [the exterior ditch surrounding Fort Desperate]. which was not more than one foot…
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