Chalmette in Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Jean Laﬁtte National Historical Park and Preserve
Pakenham's death is shown as a turning point in the battle in this Eugene Louis Lami painting from about 1840.
Pakenham's success during the Napoleonic Wars in Europe was rewarded with medals, honors, and the command of land forces against the United States.
Erected by National Park Service - United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 29° 56.657′ N, 89° 59.362′ W. Marker is in Chalmette, Louisiana, in Saint Bernard Parish. Marker is on Tour Loop Road 0.2 miles from Battlefield Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. The Chalmette National Park
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Main Attack (here, next to this marker); The Battle Ends (a few steps from this marker); “Where Has Our Equipment Gone?” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Batteries Seven and Eight (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chalmette National Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Batteries 5 and 6 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Batteries Five and Six (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Kentucky Rifle (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chalmette.
Also see . . .
1. Chalmette Battlefield. (Submitted on August 23, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Sir Edward Pakenham. (Submitted on August 23, 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 165 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on March 19, 2017.