Chalmette in Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Jean Laﬁtte National Historical Park and Preserve
This engraving from about 1892 shows the diversity of Jackson's troops though the rampart is inaccurately drawn as a curving wall of cotton bales.
14th U.S. Infantry
Daquin's Second Free Colored Battalion
Lacoste's First Free Colored Battalion
USS Carolina sailors
Artillery, Battery 2
32-pound naval cannon
Erected by National Park Service - United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 29° 56.582′ N, 89° 59.618′ W. Marker is in Chalmette, Louisiana, in Saint Bernard Touch for map. The Chalmette National Park Scenic Road, or Battlefield Road, is located 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. Battery 4 (a few steps from this marker); Chalmette Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Chalmette Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rodriguez Plantation and Macarty House (about 500 feet away); Rodriguez Canal (about 500 feet away); Batteries Five and Six (about 700 feet away); Redoubt and Battery 1 (about 800 feet away); Chalmet Plantation (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chalmette.
Also see . . .
1. Chalmette Battlefield. (Submitted on August 23, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Andrew Jackson and the Free Men of Color. (Submitted on August 23, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 208 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.