Battle of Bayou Fordoche

Battle of Bayou Fordoche (HM1S14)

Location: Morganza, LA 70759 Pointe Coupee Parish
Country: United States of America

N 30° 41.688', W 91° 39.305'

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On Sept. 29, 1863 Confederate forces of Texas and Louisiana commanded by Brig. Gen. Tom Green defeated Union forces of the 13th Army Corps capturing 500 men and 2 cannons. The battle is also known as the Battle of Sterling's Plantation. This marker is dedicated to the men who died on this battlefield.
HM NumberHM1S14
Placed ByThe Louisiana Society of Confederate Rose
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, May 2nd, 2016 at 9:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 628806 N 3396550
Decimal Degrees30.69480000, -91.65508333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 41.688', W 91° 39.305'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 41' 41.28" N, 91° 39' 18.3" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-10 LA-10, Morganza LA 70759, US
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