Chalmette in Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Roads and Ditches
Jean Laﬁtte National Historical Park and Preserve
This drawing from 1844 portrays the battle's aftermath, when troops from both sides assisted the wounded.
Erected by National Park Service - United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 29° 56.4′ N, 89° 59.367′ W. Marker is in Chalmette, Louisiana, in Saint Bernard Parish. Marker is on Chalmette National Park Scenic Road (Tour Loop Rd) 0.4 miles east of Battlefield Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. The Chalmette National Park Scenic Road, or Tour Loop Road, is located 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. Lethal Exposure (within shouting distance of this marker); “Where Has Our Equipment Gone?” (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chalmette National Cemetery (about 700 feet away); British Batteries (about 800 feet away); Fazendeville (approx. 0.2 miles away); The 93rd Oblique (approx. 0.2 miles away); British Strategy (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle Ends (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chalmette.
Also see . . . Chalmette Battlefield. (Submitted on August 23, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 15 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on August 23, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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