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

Battle Of Lafourche Crossing

June 20-21, 1863

Battle Of Lafourche Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
April 22, 2005
1. Battle Of Lafourche Crossing Marker
Inscription. On the east side of Bayou Lafourche was fought the most important battle in Lafourche Parish during the War Between the States. On June 20 and June 21, 1863, units of the 23rd Connecticut Volunteers and 25th New York Battery, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Albert Stickney, which were guarding the crossing of the New Orleans, Opelousas, and Great Western Railroad, repulsed two major attacks by the Second Texas Mounted Rangers, Colonel Charles L. Pyron, Commanding.
Location. 29° 46.145′ N, 90° 45.937′ W. Marker is in Thibodaux, Louisiana, in Lafourche Parish. Marker is on State Highway 308 0.1 miles north of Bartley Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thibodaux LA 70301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Laurel Valley (approx. 1.9 miles away); Acadia Plantation (approx. 2.6 miles away); City of Thibodaux / Ville de Thibodaux (approx. 2.8 miles away); St. Charles Borromeo Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); The St. Joseph Cemetery Calvary-Grotto Shrine (approx. 3.2 miles away); Our Confederate Dead
Lafourche Crossing image. Click for full size.
October 23, 2009
2. Lafourche Crossing
(approx. 3.3 miles away); Moses, Allen Chapel, Calvary Cemeteries (approx. 3.3 miles away); St. Joseph Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thibodaux.
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2015. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 13, 2015.   2. submitted on July 15, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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