“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Patterson in Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Battle Of Bisland

Battle Of Bisland Marker image. Click for full size.
November 21, 2009
1. Battle Of Bisland Marker
Inscription. April 12-13, 1863. General Nathaniel P. Bankís Union army attacked Gen. Dick Taylorís Confederate forces entrenched at Fort Bisland. Confederates repulsed each attack, but post evacuated when Union flanking force landed at Irish Bend.
Erected 1981 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
Location. 29° 41.867′ N, 91° 22.065′ W. Marker is in Patterson, Louisiana, in Saint Mary Parish. Marker is on U.S. 90 0.3 miles west of Louisiana Highway 182, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located east of the Calumet bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Patterson LA 70392, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Williams Memorial Airport (approx. 2.1 miles away); Cypress Swamps (approx. 4.6 miles away); Big - Fast - Deadly (approx. 4.6 miles away); Bayou Teche (approx. 5.9 miles away); a different marker also named Bayou Teche (approx. 5.9 miles away); Murphy James Foster (approx. 9 miles away); Twin City Gospel Temple (approx. 9 miles away); Southwest Reef Lighthouse (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Patterson.
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2015. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 19 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 5, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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