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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Battle Of Baton Rouge (1779)

 
 
1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
1. 1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial
Inscription.
To honor and commemorate
the men who fought in the Battle of Baton Rouge
in the War of the American Revolution
September 1779
Which was the only battle of this war
fought outside of the original Thirteen Colonies.

Placed by the Baton Rouge Chapter of the
Daughters of the American Revolution
1940
(second plaque)
The Stone supporting this plaque was taken from the original Arsenal Building.

Presented by the Baton Rouge Marble Works

 
Erected 1940 by Baton Rouge Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 30° 27.501′ N, 91° 11.095′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from Capitol Lake Drive west of Capitol Access Road (Route 3045), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in Louisiana Veterans Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ceremonial Indian Mound (here, next to this marker); In Honor of George Washington
1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
2. 1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial
(within shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated To You, A Free Citizen In A Free Land (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Arsenal (about 400 feet away); Arsenal Museum (about 600 feet away); Louisiana State Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Weiss House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Governor's Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Baton Rouge 1779. Video reviewing the Battle of Baton Rouge (Submitted on January 22, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.) 

2. Revolutionary War in Louisiana. History of the Revolutionary War in Louisiana (Submitted on January 22, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
3. 1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial
1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
4. 1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial
Battle Of Baton Rouge (1779) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kenneth Ramagost, April 22, 2018
5. Battle Of Baton Rouge (1779) Marker
Left Cannon Serial Number
Battle Of Baton Rouge (1779) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kenneth Ramagost, April 22, 2018
6. Battle Of Baton Rouge (1779) Marker
Right Cannon Serial Number
1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial image. Click for full size.
August 14, 2015
7. 1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial
1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Kenneth Ramagost, circa January 2011
8. 1779 Battle Of Baton Rouge Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2015. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 88 times this year. Last updated on February 8, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 20, 2015.   5, 6. submitted on May 7, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana.   7. submitted on August 20, 2015.   8. submitted on January 21, 2018, by Kenneth Ramagost of Unknown, Louisiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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