Chalmette in Saint Bernard Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Jean Laﬁtte National Historical Park and Preserve
Pakenham's death is shown as a turning point in the battle in this Eugene Louis Lami painting from about 1840.
Pakenham's success during the Napoleonic Wars in Europe was rewarded with medals, honors, and the command of land forces against the United States.
Erected by National Park Service - United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 29° 56.657′ N, 89° 59.362′ W. Marker 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. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Main Attack (here, next to this marker); The Battle Ends (a few steps from this marker); “Where Has Our Equipment Gone?” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Batteries Seven and Eight (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chalmette National Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Batteries 5 and 6 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Batteries Five and Six (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Kentucky Rifle (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chalmette.
Also see . . .
1. Chalmette Battlefield. (Submitted on August 23, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Sir Edward Pakenham. (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 246 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 23, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.