Algiers in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Battle of New Orleans West Bank
Here on the Jourdan Plantation American Forces under General David Morgan defended the west side of the Mississippi River while General Andrew Jackson defended the east side on January 8, 1815. The War of 1812 ended with the American victory in Chalmette and British withdrawal from the West Bank.
Erected by Kiwanis Club of Algiers.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list.
Location. 29° 55.881′ N, 89° 59.759′ W. Marker is in Algiers, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Patterson Drive north of Chelsea Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Orleans LA 70114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Malus-Beauregard House (approx. 0.6 miles away); After the Battle (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battery One and Forward Redoubt (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fazendeville Attack Along the River (approx. 0.6 miles away); British Batteries (approx. 0.6 miles away); The West Bank Assault (approx. 0.6 miles away); The 93rd Oblique (approx. 0.7 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2018.