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Battle of Franklin

Hwy 90, Franklin, LA, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 45' 50.6124", -91° 29' 5.2908"
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General Richard Taylor's 1,600-man Confederate Army fought severe delaying battle here against 4,000 Federals under Gen. Cuvier Grover April 14, 1863, before retreating toward Opelousas.

Last updated: 7/27/2009 15:10:00
Related Themes: C.S.A., Confederate States of America, Confederacy
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