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Chalmette in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Chalmette Battlefield

 
 
Chalmette Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, March 25, 2017
1. Chalmette Battlefield Marker
Inscription.  Site of the last major battle of the War of 1812 fought on January 8, 1815. Forces under the command of General Andrew Jackson defeated the British forces under the command of General Sir Edward Pakenham. This victory saved the city of New Orleans, gave the young United States world prestige, and opened the way for western expansion. The United States of America and Great Britain have lived in peace for 200 years.

Sponsored by United States Daughters of 1812

 
Erected by United States Daughters of 1812.
 
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, and the United States Daughters of 1812, National Society series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is January 8, 1815.
 
Location. 29° 56.828′ N, 89° 59.479′ W. Marker is in Chalmette, Louisiana, in St. Bernard Parish. Marker is at the intersection of West St. Bernard Highway (State Highway 46) and Battlefield Road, on the right when traveling east on
Chalmette Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TeamOHE, December 24, 2018
2. Chalmette Battlefield Marker
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West St. Bernard Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Battlefield Road, Chalmette LA 70043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Kentucky Rifle (within shouting distance of this marker); Chalmette Battlefield And National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Batteries Seven and Eight (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Batteries 5 and 6 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Batteries Five and Six (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle Of New Orleans 200th Anniversary (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Main Attack (approx. Ό mile away); Pakenham's Fall (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chalmette.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2020, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 29, 2020, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.   2. submitted on January 29, 2022, by TeamOHE of Napoleon, Ohio.
 
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Aug. 13, 2022