Red River Parish Louisiana

Red River Parish Historical Markers


 

Loggy Bayou - Red River

Nearest point of Federal advance on Shreveport during Civil War. About four miles to southwest near confluence of streams Confederates sank steamer New Falls City which blocked passage of Federal gunboats, April 10, 1864.

Located in Shreveport area, District 4, Hwy 71, Close to Bossier-Red River Parish line .

 

 

Reverend John Dupree


(1806-1899) Pioneer Baptist preacher and missionary. He organized many churches in Georgia as well as sixteen in Louisiana east of Red River, where his labors began in 1862. Traveled great distances on horseback. Baptized hundreds of converts.


Located in Martin, District 4, Red River Parish. Red River Parish.

 


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