Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Morgan House Site
On this site stood the home of Sarah Morgan Dawson (1842-1909) who wrote A Confederate Girl's Diary, which has become a Civil War classic. The diary depicts the occupation of Baton Rouge by Union forces.
Erected by City of Baton Rouge.
Location. 30° 27.008′ N, 91° 11.218′ W. Marker is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in East Baton Rouge Parish. Marker is on North 4th Street north of Florida Street (Business U.S. 190), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baton Rouge LA 70801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Site of the First Methodist Church of Baton Rouge (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Site of the First Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Congregation B'Nai Israel (about 400 feet away); Hilton Capitol Center (about 400 feet away); Fort Sumter Saloon (about 500 feet away); Gras-Devall Plaza (about 500 feet away); St. Joseph Cathedral (about 500 feet away); The Former Baptismal Fount (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baton Rouge.
Also see . . . Sarah Morgan Dawson. Encyclopedia (Submitted on February 1, 2016.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2016. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 30, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.