The Battle of Pleasant Hill

The Battle of Pleasant Hill (tmp-45724)

Location: Pleasant Hill, LA 71065 Sabine Parish
Country: United States of America

N 31° 50.753', W 93° 30.615'

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Red River Campaign

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On this 4 square miles in around the village of Pleasant Hill, approx. 15,000 Confederates under Maj. Gen. Richard Taylor attacked approx. 25,000 Union troops under Maj. Gen. N. P. Banks on April 9, 1864. That was the 3rd day of fighting that stopped the union attempt to capture Shreveport (Confederate capital of Louisiana and headquarters of Trans-Miss. Dept.) and launch an invasion of Texas.

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Red River Campaign
April 1864
April 1994
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HM Numbertmp-45724
Year Placed1994
Placed ByThe Battle of Pleasant Hill, Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:18pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 451723 N 3523466
Decimal Degrees31.84588333, -93.51025000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 50.753', W 93° 30.615'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 50' 45.18" N, 93° 30' 36.9" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 55 LA-175, Pleasant Hill LA 71065, US
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