Chalmette in Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
The West Bank Assault
Jean Laﬁtte National Historical Park and Preserve
The scene on the west bank may have been very much like this detail from Dennis Malone Carter's 1856 painting of the Battle of New Orleans.
85th (Bucks Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot
Royal Marines Royal Navy
Erected by National Park Service - United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 29° 56.442′ N, 89° 59.702′ W. Marker is in Chalmette, Louisiana, in Saint Bernard Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Battlefield Road and Tour Loop Road. Click for map. Marker can be reached from Battlefield Road within the Chalmette Battlefield portion of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Marker is in this post office area: Chalmette LA 70043, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Attack Along the River (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Major Samuel Spotts U.S.A. (a few steps from this marker); Battery One and Forward Redoubt (a few steps from this marker); Chalmet Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); Batteries Two and Three (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle on the West Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Redoubt and Battery 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Malus-Beauregard House (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Chalmette.
Also see . . . Chalmette Battlefield. (Submitted on August 22, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 19 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 24, 2016.
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