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Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Flag of the Confederate States of America

March 21, 1861 - May 9, 1862

 
 
Flag of the Confederate Staes of America Marker image. Click for full size.
September 5, 2015
1. Flag of the Confederate Staes of America Marker
Inscription. Louisiana seceded from the Union January 26, 1861, and a blue pelican flag replaced the U.S. flag. The National Flag of Louisiana, adopted February 12, 1861, became the second state flag until Louisiana joined the Confederacy March 21. There were four official Confederate flags, but the most popular was the unofficial battle flag. On May 9, 1862, Federal forces raised the U.S. flag once again in Baton Rouge.
 
Location. 30° 26.733′ N, 91° 11.316′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker can be reached from St. Louis Street 0.1 miles from North Boulevard, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in the Galvez Plaza courtyard, behind the Clerk of Court building. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flag of West Florida (here, next to this marker); Flag of the State of Louisiana (here, next to this marker); Flag of Spain (here, next to this marker); Flag of England (a few steps from this marker); Flag Of France (a few steps from this marker); Repentance Fountain
Flag of the Confederate States of America image. Click for full size.
October 3, 2015
2. Flag of the Confederate States of America
(within shouting distance of this marker); Mestrovic Court (within shouting distance of this marker); Capture Of Baton Rouge by Galvez, 1779 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Seven Flags waving image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, October 3, 2015
3. Seven Flags waving
7 Flags over Baton Rouge image. Click for full size.
September 5, 2015
4. 7 Flags over Baton Rouge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2015. This page has been viewed 239 times since then and 55 times this year. Last updated on December 26, 2015. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 29, 2015. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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