National Cemetery

National Cemetery (HM1MYI)

Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70806 East Baton Rouge Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 26.959', W 91° 10.152'

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Federal soldiers killed in the Battle of Baton Rouge, August 5, 1862, were buried on this site which became a National Cemetery in 1867. Among soldiers buried here is General Philemon Thomas, remembered for his attack on the Spanish fort at Baton Rouge in 1810, which established the west Florida Republic.
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HM NumberHM1MYI
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Placed ByCity of Baton Rouge
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Date Added Sunday, August 16th, 2015 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 675790 N 3369998
Decimal Degrees30.44931667, -91.16920000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 26.959', W 91° 10.152'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 26' 57.54" N, 91° 10' 9.12" 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 240-298 N 19th St, Baton Rouge LA 70806, US
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