Camp Parapet

Camp Parapet (HM1QCA)

Location: Jefferson, LA 70121 Jefferson Parish
Country: United States of America

N 29° 57.77', W 90° 9.394'

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In 1862 Confederate and Louisiana authorities laid out Camp Parapet as a part of the defense lines of New Orleans. The works were designed to protect the city against an attack from the north. After the Federals, coming up from the south, captured New Orleans, Camp Parapet became an important part of the Union defenses. It served also as a training camp for Northern soldiers.
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HM NumberHM1QCA
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 9:04am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 774401 N 3318069
Decimal Degrees29.96283333, -90.15656667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 57.77', W 90° 9.394'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 57' 46.2" N, 90° 9' 23.64" W
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Area Code(s)504, 985
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 517-699 Causeway Blvd, Jefferson LA 70121, US
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