Civil War Battle

Civil War Battle (HM1MGX)

Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70806 East Baton Rouge Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 26.579', W 91° 10.141'

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Colonel Henry Watkins Allen, later governor of Confederate Louisiana, was severely wounded near here in the Battle Of Baton Rouge, August 5, 1862. He fell while leading his Louisiana brigade against the Indiana battery in position on Government near Seventeenth Street. The battery was supported by units of the 6th Michigan Regiment, part of the Union forces then holding the city.
Placed ByCity Of Baton Rouge
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Date Added Monday, August 3rd, 2015 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 675819 N 3369296
Decimal Degrees30.44298333, -91.16901667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 26.579', W 91° 10.141'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 26' 34.74" N, 91° 10' 8.46" W
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Area Code(s)225
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 526 Park Blvd, Baton Rouge LA 70806, US
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