Site of Battle of Jackson Crossroads

Site of Battle of Jackson Crossroads (HM21UH)

Location: Jackson, LA 70748 East Feliciana Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 50.093', W 91° 11.168'

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At noon, June 20, 1863, at the crossroads, a long Union wagon train, escorted by 300 cavalry and 500 infantry, from the 52nd. Mass, Vols., the 2nd. Rhode Island, and Grierson's 7th Ill. cavalry, was ambushed by a Confederate battalion of La. and Miss. cavalry, the 11th and 17th Ark., the 2nd. Ark cavalry, and Miss. Seven Star Artillery, who captured 50 of the 154 wagons. Casualties were light on both sides.
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Date Added Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 673474 N 3412710
Decimal Degrees30.83488333, -91.18613333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 50.093', W 91° 11.168'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 50' 5.5800000000002" N, 91° 11' 10.08" W
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Area Code(s)225
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7086 Carrs Creek Rd, Jackson LA 70748, US
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