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Des Allemands in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Battle of des Allemands

 
 
Battle of des Allemands Marker image. Click for full size.
By Renee Simpson, August 9, 2012
1. Battle of des Allemands Marker
Inscription.  Le district des Allemands, settled by Germans about 1720, the scene of numerous skirmishes between Confederate guerillas and Union forces, 1862-63. Most famous skirmish resulted in capture of an entire detachment of Union soldiers on September 4, 1862.
 
Location. 29° 49.56′ N, 90° 27.82′ W. Marker is in Des Allemands, Louisiana, in St. Charles Parish. Marker is on U.S. 90. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Des Allemands LA 70030, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Skirmish of Boutte Station (approx. 6.9 miles away); Denise C. Borne School House (approx. 8.3 miles away); Bayou Boeuf Elementary School (approx. 8.3 miles away); Vacherie-Gheens (approx. 8.6 miles away); Bayou Boeuf Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.2 miles away); Hale Boggs Bridge (approx. 9.3 miles away); Fashion Plantation (approx. 9.7 miles away); Settlement Of The German Coast (approx. 10 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Battle of des Allemands Marker image. Click for full size.
By Renee Simpson, August 9, 2012
2. Battle of des Allemands Marker
An additional marker at the base of the Battle of des Allemands Marker image. Click for full size.
By Renee Simpson, August 9, 2012
3. An additional marker at the base of the Battle of des Allemands Marker
To the German settlers
of the Parish of St. Charles
Bayou des Allemandes
or Bayou of the Germans
1720-1962
The Government of the
Federal Republic of Germany
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2012, by Renee Simpson of Hahnville, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 879 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2012, by Renee Simpson of Hahnville, Louisiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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