Battle of Yellow Bayou
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
N 30° 59.433 W 091° 50.550
15R E 610516 N 3429129
Quick Description: Located just on western edge of Simmesport, LA.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 12/20/2008 7:53:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM5D28
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dh2000dh
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Long Description:
Text= Also known as Norwood’s Plantation, fought May 18, 1864. Last battle of Bank’s Red River Campaign. General Richard Taylor’s Confederate army failed to prevent Union army crossing Atchafalaya River at Simmesport.
Marker Name: Battle of Yellow Bayou

Marker Type: Roadside

What does marker relate to?: Battle (war)

Year Erected or Date Dedicated: 1/1/1974

Parish: Avoyelles

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