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Des Allemands in Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Battle of des Allemands

 
 
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By Renee Simpson, August 9, 2012
1. Battle of des Allemands Marker
Inscription. Le district des Allemands, settled by Germans about 1720, the scene of numerous skirmishes between Confederate guerillas and Union forces, 1862-63. Most famous skirmish resulted in capture of an entire detachment of Union soldiers on September 4, 1862.
 
Location. 29° 49.56′ N, 90° 27.82′ W. Marker is in Des Allemands, Louisiana, in Saint Charles Parish. Marker is on U.S. 90. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Des Allemands LA 70030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Skirmish of Boutte Station (approx. 6.9 miles away); Denise C. Borne School House (approx. 8.3 miles away); Vacherie-Gheens (approx. 8.6 miles away); Bayou Boeuf Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.2 miles away); Fashion Plantation (approx. 9.7 miles away); Settlement Of The German Coast (approx. 10 miles away); "Denver" (approx. 10 miles away); St. Charles Borromeo "Little Red Church" (approx. 10 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Battle of des Allemands Marker image. Click for full size.
By Renee Simpson, August 9, 2012
2. Battle of des Allemands Marker
Battle of des Allemands Marker image. Click for full size.
By Renee Simpson, August 9, 2012
3. Battle of des Allemands Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Renee Simpson of Hahnville, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 671 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Renee Simpson of Hahnville, Louisiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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