Bennett's Redoubt

Site Nearby (Slaughter Pen)

(3-94) North view of Northwest wall. Site Marker: Named for quartermaster officer Major William K. Bennett, Bennett's Redoubt guarded the important Confederate slaughter pen operation which he commanded. Infantry units serving at Bennett's Redoubt consisted of the 10th and 12th Arkansas and supported a section Watson's Louisiana Battery. Manning a 12-pounder howitzer and a 6-pounder gun, the cannoneers dueled with Union artillery located on the other side of Foster Creek atop Artillery Ridge

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