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Grant's Canal

Hwy 65, Lake Providence, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 54' 31.7286", -91° 13' 34.1832"
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In early 1863 Federal General U.S. Grant dug a canal here connecting the Mississippi River and Lake Providence. This attempt to use bayous and rivers to bypass Vicksburg failed.

Last updated: 7/27/2009 15:10:00
Grant's Canal Historical Marker Location Map, Lake Providence, Louisiana