The Village of Pleasant Hill

The Village of Pleasant Hill (tmp-076cb)

Location: Pelican, LA 71063 De Soto Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 51.156', W 93° 30.692'

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The Village of Pleasant Hill was founded at this location just inside the DeSoto Parish in 1846. Pleasant Hill was a major road intersection with roads radiating to Mansfield, Natchitoches, Grand Ecore, Ft. Jessup, Many, Red River (Pleasant Hill Landing), and Sabine River. The village migrated to Sodus R.R. Station, Sabine Parish in the 1880's and 90's and was incorporated there in 1896. The largest battle of the Civil War west of the Mississippi was fought in and around the village on April 9, 1864.

This Historical Marker is dedicated to the approx. 40,000 Union and Confederate troops who fought in the Battle of Pleasant Hill
April 9, 1864
HM Numbertmp-076cb
Year Placed1994
Placed ByThe Battle of Pleasant Hill, Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:19pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 451605 N 3524211
Decimal Degrees31.85260000, -93.51153333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 51.156', W 93° 30.692'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 51' 9.36" N, 93° 30' 41.52" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near LA-177, Pelican LA 71063, US
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