David Bannister Morgan

David Bannister Morgan (HMYP3)

Location: New Orleans, LA 70116 Orleans Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 57.462', W 90° 3.837'

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On the eight day of January, 1815
David Bannister Morgan
Brigadier General V.S.A.
with 400 militia, held his position, called in the British official reports, "the flanking battery," and from which, to employ Gen. Jackson's own words "Jackson could have been shelled out in ten minutes." against 1600 veterans of the Peninsula under Col. W.M. Thornton H.B.M.A., until Gen. Jackson had immortally won the Battle of New Orleans.

This tablet is placed here by the General Society of the War of 1812 in the United States.
HM NumberHMYP3
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 5:14pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 783357 N 3317725
Decimal Degrees29.95770000, -90.06395000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 57.462', W 90° 3.837'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 57' 27.72" N, 90° 3' 50.22" W
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Area Code(s)504
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 701 Place John Paul Deaux, New Orleans LA 70116, US
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