Battle Of Yellow Bayou Historical

Battle Of Yellow Bayou Historical (HM1U4E)

Location: Simmesport, LA 71369 Avoyelles Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 59.452', W 91° 50.536'

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Also known as Norwood's Plantation, fought on May 18, 1864. Last battle of Banks' Red River Campaign. General Richard Taylor's Confederate army failed to prevent Union army crossing Atchafalaya River at Simmesport.
HM NumberHM1U4E
Year Placed1974
Placed ByLouisiana Tourist Development Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 4th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 610538 N 3429164
Decimal Degrees30.99086667, -91.84226667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 59.452', W 91° 50.536'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 59' 27.12" N, 91° 50' 32.16" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15978 LA-1, Simmesport LA 71369, US
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