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New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Orleans Battalion of Artillery

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
1. Orleans Battalion of Artillery Marker
Inscription. Within this burial memorial rest some of the gallant defenders of New Orleans, members of the battalion which fought in honor on the plains of Chalmette on January 8 1815 against the British invaders.
Date of construction is unknown.
Restored in 1974

 
Erected by New Orleans Archdiocesan Cemeteries.
 
Location. 29° 57.564′ N, 90° 4.3′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Basin Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 429 Basin Street, New Orleans LA 70112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Closures – Grillwork (a few steps from this marker); Italian Mutual Benevolent Society Tomb (a few steps from this marker); Claiborne Tomb (within shouting distance of this marker); Bernard de Marigny (within shouting distance of this marker); Homer Adolph Plessy (within shouting distance of this marker); Protestant Section (within shouting distance of this marker); In the Protestant Section (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
 
More about this marker.
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By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
2. Orleans Battalion of Artillery Marker
This marker is located in Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1. St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 is bound by Basin, St. Louis, Conti and Treme Streets with the main entrance on Basin Street. Established in 1789 it is the oldest extant cemetery in New Orleans.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar of 1812
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
3. Orleans Battalion of Artillery Tomb
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 728 times since then and 80 times this year. Last updated on January 22, 2012, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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