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Battle of Yellow Bayou

Simmesport, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 58' 54.5052", -91° 48' 40.9608"
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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.

Last updated: 7/27/2009 15:10:00
   
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