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

U.S. Marines

 
 
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By TeamOHE, December 24, 2018
1. U.S. Marines Marker
Inscription.  Singe 1804 the United States Marine Corps had been in Now Orleans, defending the city and new Louisiana Purchase, The Marinas contributed to all facets of the American victory against the British during the New Orleans campaign, During the Battle of Lake Borgne, Marines served gallantly alongside the sailors of the United States Navy, Under the leadership of Major Danial Carmick, Marinas joined the bold American night assault of December 23 and stoutly defended the American line throughout the duration of the campaign, During the climactic British assault of January 3, 60 Marines poured withering musket fire into the approaching British ranks.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812.
 
Location. 29° 56.533′ N, 89° 59.65′ W. Marker is in Chalmette, Louisiana, in St. Bernard Parish. Marker is on Battlefield Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. 7th U.S. Infantry - 44th U.S. Infantry (here, next to this marker); Chalmette Monument (a few steps from this marker); Kentucky Militia
U.S. Marines Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 24, 2018
2. U.S. Marines Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Tennessee Militia (within shouting distance of this marker); Choctaw Nation (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Chalmette Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Navy (within shouting distance of this marker); Louisiana Militia (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chalmette.
 
U.S. Marines Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 24, 2018
3. U.S. Marines Marker
The plaques are placed all around the Battle Monument, 9 in total.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Clearer photo of Battle Monument showing plaques. • Can you help?
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