Sabine Crossroads

Sabine Crossroads săb˝ēn´ [key], locality, De Soto parish, NW La., near Mansfield. There in the Civil War, Union forces under Nathaniel P. Banks , advancing on Shreveport, were defeated and driven back by Gen. Richard Taylor on Apr. 8, 1864.

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