Port Allen in West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
(LA Hwy. 986)
Over the Rosedale Road in May 1864 marched the Union army of Major General Nathaniel P. Banks on its return to New Orleans following the failure of the Red River Campaign.
Erected 1981 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Culture.
Location. 30° 27.694′ N, 91° 14.963′ W. Marker is in Port Allen, Louisiana, in West Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is at the intersection of Rosedale Road (State Highway 986) and North Lobdell Highway (State Highway 415), on the right when traveling west on Rosedale Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Allen LA 70767, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Calumet Plantation (approx. 1.8 miles away); West Baton Rouge Parish Bicentennial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Port Allen Prisoner-Of-War Sub-Camp No. 7 (approx. 2½ miles away); Third Parish Courthouse (approx. 2.6 miles away); Gear from Cinclare Mill (approx. 2.6 miles away); Allendale Plantation (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mississippi River Old Ferry Landing (approx. 2.9 miles away); Louisiana Purchase - West Baton Rouge Early History (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Allen.
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