Chalmette in Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Batteries Two and Three
Jean Laﬁtte National Historical Park and Preserve
This engraving from about 1850 shows American Major General Andrew Jackson behind the American lines; he spent the battle to the right of Plauche's battalion near Battery Three.
Jean Lafitte's Baratarian pirates
Lacoste's Firt Free Colored Battalion
Plauche's Uniformed Battalion of Orleans Volunteers
USS Carolina sailors
Artillery, Battery 2
24-pound naval cannon
Artillery, Battery 3
Two 24-pound naval cannons
Erected by National Park Service - United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 29° 56.467′ N, 89° 59.683′ W. Marker is in Chalmette, Louisiana, in Saint Bernard Parish. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Battlefield Road and Tour Loop Road. Touch for map. Marker can be reached from Battlefield Road within the Chalmette Battlefield portion of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Marker is in this post office area: Chalmette LA 70043, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chalmet Plantation (here, next to this marker); The Battle on the West Bank (a few steps from this marker); Redoubt and Battery 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Major Samuel Spotts U.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); The West Bank Assault (within shouting distance of this marker); Attack Along the River (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery One and Forward Redoubt (within shouting distance of this marker); Rodriguez Canal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chalmette.
Also see . . .
1. Chalmette Battlefield. (Submitted on August 22, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Old Marker at this Location. This marker replaced an older one at this location titled “Batteries 2 and 3". (Submitted on August 24, 2016.)
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on August 22, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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