Battle Of Bisland

Battle Of Bisland (HM1LM2)

Location: Patterson, LA 70392 St. Mary Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 41.867', W 91° 22.065'

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April 12-13, 1863. General Nathaniel P. Bank's Union army attacked Gen. Dick Taylor's Confederate forces entrenched at Fort Bisland. Confederates repulsed each attack, but post evacuated when Union flanking force landed at Irish Bend.
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HM NumberHM1LM2
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Year Placed1981
Placed ByDepartment of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
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Date Added Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 at 2:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 657912 N 3286412
Decimal Degrees29.69778333, -91.36775000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 41.867', W 91° 22.065'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 41' 52.02" N, 91° 22' 3.9" W
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Area Code(s)985, 337
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Levee Rd, Patterson LA 70392, US
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