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.
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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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Locationbig map
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
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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 2-10 LA-10, Morganza LA 70759, US
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