Battle of Mansura Historical

Battle of Mansura Historical (HM1U7N)

Location: Mansura, LA 71350 Avoyelles Parish
Country: United States of America

N 31° 3.3', W 92° 2.851'

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English SideConfederate forces under General Dick Taylor here formed battle line May 16, 1864, barring passage of General Banks retreating Union Army. The Battle of Mansura ended in withdrawal of Confederates.French SideBataille De MansuraLes Sudistes du Général Dick Taylor s'y rangèrent en bataille le 16 mai, 1864, pour couper la retraite du Général Banks. Le combat cessa lorsque le Sudistes en retraite.
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HM NumberHM1U7N
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Year Placed1954
Placed ByLouisiana Department of Commerce and Industry
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 590879 N 3436087
Decimal Degrees31.05500000, -92.04751667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 3.3', W 92° 2.851'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 3' 18" N, 92° 2' 51.06" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2301-2393 LA-114, Mansura LA 71350, US
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