Burial Site of Lt. Col. John C. McKowen

Burial Site of Lt. Col. John C. McKowen (HM1M1K)

Location: Jackson, LA 70748 East Feliciana Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 50.117', W 91° 12.787'

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Lt. Col. McKowen, 1st. La. Cavalry, C.S.A., who on June 3, 1863, with 5 men captured Brig. Gen. Neal Dow near here. Dow was later exchanged for Brig. Gen. W.H.F. Lee, son of Gen. Robert E. Lee. A former mayor of Portland, Me. Dow ran for president on the Prohibition ticket in 1880. McKowen, a native of Jackson, was murdered over a land dispute in 1901.
HM NumberHM1M1K
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Date Added Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 670892 N 3412713
Decimal Degrees30.83528333, -91.21311667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 50.117', W 91° 12.787'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 50' 7.02" N, 91° 12' 47.22" W
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Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near S R 951, Jackson LA 70748, US
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