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

Civil War Battle

Civil war Battle Marker image. Click for full size.
July 31, 2015
1. Civil war Battle Marker
Inscription. Colonel Henry Watkins Allen, later governor of Confederate Louisiana, was severely wounded near here in the Battle Of Baton Rouge, August 5, 1862. He fell while leading his Louisiana brigade against the Indiana battery in position on Government near Seventeenth Street. The battery was supported by units of the 6th Michigan Regiment, part of the Union forces then holding the city.
Erected by City Of Baton Rouge.
Location. 30° 26.579′ N, 91° 10.141′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Park Boulevard and Wisteria Street, in the median on Park Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70806, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. National Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Magnolia Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Civil War Battle of Baton Rouge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Baton Rouge High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery (approx.
Civil war Battle Marker image. Click for full size.
July 31, 2015
2. Civil war Battle Marker
0.7 miles away); The First Cemetery In Baton Rouge (approx. 0.7 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Baton Rouge.
Categories. War, US Civil
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