Port Hudson Siege

Port Hudson Siege (HM1QB2)

Location: Zachary, LA 70791 East Baton Rouge Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 39.296', W 91° 11.607'

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Seven miles west is site of anchor fort controlling Mississippi. Here 6500 Confederates held 30,000 Union troops May 21 until July 8, 1863. Fall of Port Hudson opened river, hastening fall of Confederacy.
HM NumberHM1QB2
Year Placed1956
Placed ByThe Louisiana Department of Commerce and Industry
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, January 3rd, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 673095 N 3392752
Decimal Degrees30.65493333, -91.19345000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 39.296', W 91° 11.607'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 39' 17.76" N, 91° 11' 36.42" W
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Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4401-5005 LA-964, Zachary LA 70791, US
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