New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Battle of Liberty Place Monument
“September 14th 1874”
[ inscriptions, west face, base :]
In honor of those Americans on both sides who died in the Battle of Liberty Place
Members of the Metropolitan Police:
John H. H. Camp John Kennedy Edward Simon J.F. Clermont J.E. Koehler William Thornton David Fisher James McManus Rudolphe Zipple Armsted Hill Michael OKeefe
A conflict of the past that should teach us lessons for the future.
[inscriptions, west face, upper:]
Sept. 14, 1874
Col. W. J. Behan Major W. E. Huger Capt. W. T. Vaudry, Sec. A Capt. Geo. H. Lord, Sec. B Capt. S. H. Buck, Sec. C Capt. Arch Mitchell, Sec. D Capt. R. B. Pleasants, Sec. E Capt. Thos. McIntyre, Sec. F Capt. D. M. Kilpatrick, Sec. G Capt. R. S. Dennee, 2 Ward Capt. J. R. Selleck, 3 Ward Capt. Geo. W. Dupre, 6 Ward Capt. O. M. Tennison, 7 Ward Capt. Edw. Flood, 10 Ward Capt. F. M. Andress, 11 Ward Capt. C. H. Allen, 6 Dist. League Capt. A. B. Phillips, Washn. League Capt. Chas. Vautier, St. Jno. League
[inscriptions, east face:]
A. Bozonier Michael Betz Chas. Brulard Jas. Crossin
[inscriptions, south face:]
Sept. 14, 1874
Col. Jno. G. Angell Major Jas. O. Hill Major Jno. Augustin Major G. LeGardeur Capt. Euclid Borland, A Co. Capt. Frank McGloin, B Co. Capt. ? Blanchard, C Co. Capt. A. Roman, D Co. Lt. F. L. Richardson, E Co.
Capt. Jno. Glynn, Jr. Capt. H. D. Coleman Capt. J. P. Macheca Lt. E. A. Guibet
[inscriptions, north face:]
La. State Executives
Sept. 14, 1874
Lt. Gov Davidson B. Penn Col. E. J. Ellis, Adj. Gen Major E. A. Burke Capt. W. B. Krumbhaar Major Gen. Fred N. Ogden
Col. T. L. Shute, Adjt. Gen. Col. Jas. Buckner Col. F. R. Southmayd Col. J. N. Payne Col. Sam Flower Col. Wm. A. Bell Col. Walter Hare Col. J. Dickson Bruns, M.D. Col. J. B. Walton Col. Fred Holyland Col. Geo. A. Williams
Erected 1891 by City of New Orleans.
Location. 29° Click for map. The monument is between Iberville Street and the railroad/streetcar right-of-way, one block north of Canal Street and the entrance to the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70130, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gálvez Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Canal Street Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); United States Customhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bienville Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. Branch Bank (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jean Adrien Delpit House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edgar Degas House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Birthplace of “Dixie” (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Orleans.
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Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia: Battle of Liberty Place. ...In 1891, a year after the Democratic legislature passed a new constitution that essentially disfranchised most blacks, the city government, by then representing only (Submitted on August 22, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Reconstruction: a state divided. (Submitted on August 22, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. insurrection; race riot; coup d'etat; "The largest street fight in American history"; John McEnery; Gen. James Longstreet; Gov. William Pitt Kellogg; carpetbaggers; law enforcement; freedmen.
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Politics •
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