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Battle of Calcasieu Pass

Cameron, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 47' 43.4184", -93° 18' 58.1292"
  Louisiana State Historical Marker
 
    Louisiana State
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On May 6, 1864 Confederate troops attacked and captured the Union gunboats WAVE and GRANITE CITY here. This was the only Civil War action in S. W. Louisiana. Many of the dead were buried on Monkey Island.

Last updated: 7/27/2009 15:10:00
   
Related Themes: C.S.A., Confederate States of America, Confederacy
 
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Battle of Calcasieu Pass Historical Marker Location Map, Cameron, Louisiana