Battle Of Baton Rouge, 1862

Battle Of Baton Rouge, 1862 (HM1M05)

Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70802 East Baton Rouge Parish
Country: United States of America

N 30° 27.346', W 91° 11.307'

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On August 3, 1862, Confederate troops from Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Louisiana under General John C. Breckinridge attacked from the east in an unsuccessful attempt to dislodge Union forces holding the city. Casualties were heavy, and the Union commander, General Thomas Williams, was killed. Williams' forces, supported by Union gunboats, included men from Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, Maine, Michigan, Indiana, and Wisconsin.
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HM NumberHM1M05
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Placed ByCity Of Baton Rouge
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Date Added Sunday, July 19th, 2015 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 673930 N 3370683
Decimal Degrees30.45576667, -91.18845000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 27.346', W 91° 11.307'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 27' 20.76" N, 91° 11' 18.42" W
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Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 915-999 N 3rd St, Baton Rouge LA 70802, US
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