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

Civil War Battle

Civil war Battle Marker image. Click for full size.
July 31, 2015
1. Civil war Battle Marker
Inscription. Colonel Henry Watkins Allen, later governor of Confederate Louisiana, was severely wounded near here in the Battle Of Baton Rouge, August 5, 1862. He fell while leading his Louisiana brigade against the Indiana battery in position on Government near Seventeenth Street. The battery was supported by units of the 6th Michigan Regiment, part of the Union forces then holding the city.
Erected by City Of Baton Rouge.
Location. 30° 26.579′ N, 91° 10.141′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Park Boulevard and Wisteria Street, in the median on Park Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70806, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. National Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Massachusetts Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Magnolia Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Civil War Battle of Baton Rouge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Stories of City Park (approx. 0.6 miles
Civil war Battle Marker image. Click for full size.
July 31, 2015
2. Civil war Battle Marker
away); Baton Rouge High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2015. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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