Battle Of Lafourche Crossing

Battle Of Lafourche Crossing (HM1LSU)

Location: Thibodaux, LA 70301 Lafourche Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 46.145', W 90° 45.937'

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June 20-21, 1863

On the east side of Bayou Lafourche was fought the most important battle in Lafourche Parish during the War Between the States. On June 20 and June 21, 1863, units of the 23rd Connecticut Volunteers and 25th New York Battery, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Albert Stickney, which were guarding the crossing of the New Orleans, Opelousas, and Great Western Railroad, repulsed two major attacks by the Second Texas Mounted Rangers, Colonel Charles L. Pyron, Commanding.
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Date Added Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 716026 N 3295290
Decimal Degrees29.76908333, -90.76561667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 46.145', W 90° 45.937'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 46' 8.7" N, 90° 45' 56.22" W
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Area Code(s)985
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 738-750 LA-308, Thibodaux LA 70301, US
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