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Labadieville in Assumption Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Battle Of Georgia Landing

October 27, 1862

 
 
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October 11, 2014
1. Battle Of Georgia Landing Marker
Inscription. First major battle fought along Bayou Lafourche during the War Between the States. Marching from Donaldsonville Union forces under General Weitzel (8th NH, 12th & 13th CT) attacked General Mouton (Ralston's Battery, 24th & 18th LA and the Terrebonne Militia). Lacking equipment and reinforcements, General Mouton's force concentrated along Texana Road, the property line between Georgia and Himalaya Plantations, retreated to Thibodaux then Brashear City, leaving the region in control of Union forces.
 
Erected by Louisiana Society Order of Confederate Rose.
 
Location. 29° 51.548′ N, 90° 58.858′ W. Marker is in Labadieville, Louisiana, in Assumption Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Louisiana Route 1 and Louisiana Route 1011, on the right when traveling south on State Route 1. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Napoleonville LA 70390, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Naquin Settlement (approx. 4.2 miles away); Madewood Plantation House (approx. 4.7 miles away); Edward D. White House (approx. 4.8 miles away); Napoleonville
Battle Of Georgia Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
January 8, 2016
2. Battle Of Georgia Landing Marker
(approx. 6.3 miles away); Assumption Parish WWII Memorial (approx. 6.3 miles away); Great War Memorial (approx. 6.3 miles away); Assumption Parish World War II Memorial (approx. 6.3 miles away); Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
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