Civil War Battle of Baton Rouge

Civil War Battle of Baton Rouge (HMSWL)

Location: Baton Rouge, LA 70802 East Baton Rouge Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 27.058', W 91° 10.266'

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1862

On August 5, 1862, Confederate Divisions of Generals Charles C. Clark and Donald Ruggles under General John C. Breckinridge attacked Federal forces of General Thomas Williams among the tent camps of the 21st Indiana and 7th Vermont Regiments. Williams was killed near here. His troops fell back to positions nearer the Mississippi River reinforced by Federal gunboats.
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 8:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 675604 N 3370178
Decimal Degrees30.45096667, -91.17110000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 27.058', W 91° 10.266'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 27' 3.48" N, 91° 10' 15.96" W
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Area Code(s)225
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-498 N 17th St, Baton Rouge LA 70802, US
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