“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Boutte in Saint Charles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Skirmish of Boutte Station

Skirmish of Boutte Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Renee Simpson, August 9, 2012
1. Skirmish of Boutte Station Marker
Inscription. Union train with sixty men ambushed by Confederate force of Louisiana militia and volunteers on September 4, 1862. Train escaped to New Orleans. Fourteen Union soldiers killed and twenty-two wounded in the skirmish.
Erected by St. Charles Parish Police Jury and St. Charles Bicentennial Committee.
Location. 29° 54.04′ N, 90° 23.3′ W. Marker is in Boutte, Louisiana, in Saint Charles Parish. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 90 and Magnolia Ridge Road, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 90. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boutte LA 70039, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Destrehan Manor House (approx. 3.4 miles away); St. Charles Borromeo "Little Red Church" (approx. 3.5 miles away); Mule Barn (approx. 3.5 miles away); Saint Charles Borromeo Church (approx. 3.5 miles away); Settlement Of The German Coast (approx. 3.7 miles away); "Denver" (approx. 3.7 miles away); Fashion Plantation (approx. 3.9 miles away); Flagville (approx. 4.5 miles away).
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Renee Simpson of Hahnville, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 34 times this year. Photo   1. 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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