Fort Buhlow

Fort Buhlow is an American Civil War fort site located in Pineville, Louisiana. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 1, 1981.[2] It was one of two forts built for the Confederate States Army by local plantation slave labor in March 1865 to prevent anticipated Union attacks. Alphonse Buhlow was the military engineer for the construction of the forts and this one was named for him.[3]

Fort Buhlow
Fort Buhlow and Fort Randolph Entrance.jpg
Fort Randolph
Fort Buhlow is located in Louisiana
Fort Buhlow
Fort Buhlow
Location in Louisiana
Fort Buhlow is located in the United States
Fort Buhlow
Fort Buhlow
Location in the United States
LocationOff U.S. 165, Pineville, Louisiana
Coordinates31°19′7″N 92°26′56″W / 31.31861°N 92.44889°W / 31.31861; -92.44889Coordinates: 31°19′7″N 92°26′56″W / 31.31861°N 92.44889°W / 31.31861; -92.44889
Area0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
Built1864 (1864)
EngineerAlphonse Buhlow
NRHP reference No.81000299
Added to NRHP1 June 1981[1]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System – Fort Buhlow (#81000299)". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
  2. ^ National Register Staff (1 Jun 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Fort Buhlow". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. Retrieved 27 Feb 2020. With 2 photos from 1981.
  3. ^ Louisiana State Parks. "Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site". crt.state.la.us. State of Louisiana. Retrieved 2 Feb 2020.

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