Fort DeRussy, LA

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Links:
1.
Red River Campaign Overview
2. Fort DeRussy Civil War battle summary
3. Louisiana Civil War Battle Fort DeRussy Union Expedition
4. Battle of Fort De Russy - Timelines.com

5. Saving Fort DeRussy- By Steve Mayeux - Civil War Preservation
   

Fort DeRussy is approximately three miles north of Marksville on SH-1189. For further information contact the Avoyelles Commission of Tourism.

Avoyelles Commission of Tourism
208 South Main Street
P.O. Box 24
Marksville, LA  71351
Telephone: (800) 833-4195
www.travelavoyelles.com

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(May 2000)  Fort DeRussy 1862-1864

(May 2000) North wall of fort facing old Red River bed

     

(May 2000) Southeast corner of fort

(March 1994) Touring the fort with Mrs. Bordefon, Kathleen Gremillion, Eleanor Gremillion and Steve Robinson.  A special Thank You to these nice ladies from Marksville, LA. Without their assistance Steve and I would have never had the opportunity to visit Fort DeRussy.

     
 

(May 2000)  North view of west wall exterior ditch near Fort DeRussy Memorial Cemetery.

  (March 1994Fort DeRussy Memorial Cemetery

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