October 27, 1862First major battle fought along Bayou Lafourche during the War Between the States. Marching from Donaldsonville Union forces under General Weitzel (8th NH, 12th & 13th CT) attacked General Mouton (Ralston's Battery, 24th & 18th LA and the Terrebonne Militia). Lacking equipment and reinforcements, General Mouton's force concentrated along Texana Road, the property line between Georgia and Himalaya Plantations, retreated to Thibodaux then Brashear City, leaving the region in control of Union forces.
|Placed By||Louisiana Society Order of Confederate Rose|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, July 12th, 2015 at 10:03am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 695026 N 3304887|
|Decimal Degrees||29.85913333, -90.98096667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 51.548', W 90° 58.858'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 51' 32.88" N, 90° 58' 51.48" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3118-3174 LA-1, Napoleonville LA 70390, US|
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