Battle Of Georgia Landing

Battle Of Georgia Landing (HM1LQ4)

Location: Napoleonville, LA 70390 Assumption Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 51.548', W 90° 58.858'

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October 27, 1862

First major battle fought along Bayou Lafourche during the War Between the States. Marching from Donaldsonville Union forces under General Weitzel (8th NH, 12th & 13th CT) attacked General Mouton (Ralston's Battery, 24th & 18th LA and the Terrebonne Militia). Lacking equipment and reinforcements, General Mouton's force concentrated along Texana Road, the property line between Georgia and Himalaya Plantations, retreated to Thibodaux then Brashear City, leaving the region in control of Union forces.
HM NumberHM1LQ4
Placed ByLouisiana Society Order of Confederate Rose
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Date Added Sunday, July 12th, 2015 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 695026 N 3304887
Decimal Degrees29.85913333, -90.98096667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 51.548', W 90° 58.858'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 51' 32.88" N, 90° 58' 51.48" W
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Area Code(s)985
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3118-3174 LA-1, Napoleonville LA 70390, US
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