Pleasant Hill Battle Park

Pleasant Hill Battle Park (tmp-6e7b4)

Location: Pleasant Hill, LA 71065 Sabine Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 51.196', W 93° 30.81'

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On this site, then the town of Pleasant Hill, on April 9th, 1864 Gen. Richard Taylor with 12,000 Confederates attacked the town, occupied behind log breastworks by Gen. Banks and 25,000 Federal troops. Through the afternoon the battle raged. That night Banks quietly evacuated the town leaving 400 of his wounded besides his dead. Taylor reported "This position was too important to be held by the enemy."
HM Numbertmp-6e7b4
Year Placed1953
Placed Bythe Pleasant Hill Battle Park Committee Louisiana Division United Daughters of the Confederacy. Approved by the State of LA
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Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:18pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 451419 N 3524286
Decimal Degrees31.85326667, -93.51350000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 51.196', W 93° 30.81'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 51' 11.76" N, 93° 30' 48.6" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 55 LA-175, Pleasant Hill LA 71065, US
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