The Old Cistern

The Old Cistern (tmp-17de5)

Location: Pleasant Hill, LA 71065 Sabine Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 51.191', W 93° 30.819'

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Both Gen. Taylor's and Gen Banks' troops obtained drinking water from this cistern while each army occupied Pleasant Hill during the Red River Campaign in April 1864. The stage coach station stood a few feet north of here.
HM Numbertmp-17de5
Placed Bythe State of Louisiana
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 451405 N 3524277
Decimal Degrees31.85318333, -93.51365000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 51.191', W 93° 30.819'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 51' 11.46" N, 93° 30' 49.14" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 55 LA-175, Pleasant Hill LA 71065, US
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