4 edition of The Battle of Baton Rouge, 1862 found in the catalog.
The Battle of Baton Rouge, 1862
William A. Spedale
|Statement||by William A. Spedale.|
|LC Classifications||F379.B33 S64 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 64 p. :|
|Number of Pages||64|
|LC Control Number||86215583|
Ed Bearss's lengthy Louisiana History (Vol III, No. 3, Spring ) article has long been the standard account of the Battle of Baton Rouge. What Thomas Richey's new book The Battle of Baton Rouge does is increase our understanding of the battle by expanding around the edges of Bearss's work. Richey adds depth by providing background into the city's role in the war up to the August 5, battle. The following article is about the Battle of Baton Rouge, in Louisiana, which Jerry Flint describes in his letter of August For more information on the CSS Arkansas, see the post for July This article appeared in the Aug , issues of both The Hudson North Star and The Prescott Journal. FIGHT.
August 5, The battle of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Confederate t roops under the command of John C. Breckinridge try to liberate Baton Rouge from Union occupation. While the Confederates were successful in pushing the Union troops back through town, they were also unlucky as they came under severe fire from Union gunboats on the Mississippi River and were forced to withdraw. Facts about the Battle of Baton Rouge. Armies - Spanish Forces was commanded by Governor of Louisiana Bernardo de Galvez and consisted of about Soldiers. British Forces was commanded by Henry Dickson and consisted of about Soldiers. Casualties - Spanish casualties were estimated to be 1 killed and 2 wounded. British casualties were estimated to be 4 killed, 2 wounded, and captured.
Colonel Commanding at Baton Rouge. LIST OF KILLED, WOUNDED AND MISSING AT THE BATTLE OF BATON ROUGE, AUG. 5, SIXTH MICHIGAN VOLUNTEERS. Company A -- None killed. Lithograph entitled and captioned: "The Battle of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, August 4th, The attack was made by the Rebels under General Breckinridge with fifteen regiments and ten pieces of Artillery, the Union forces consisted of men and a few pieces of artillery under General Williams, the fight lasted six hours when the Rebels were repulsed and forced to retreat, the great rebel.
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Spedale gives a very quick rundown of the Union capture of Baton Rouge inthe Confederate counterattack, and the aftermath. More of a brief engagement than a battle, the back and forth between Union and CSA troops left much of the city in ruins and empty as both sides soon pulled back to more The Battle of Baton Rouge sites/5(3).
Driving south down I from the Baton Rouge airport you won't know it but you will be passing the field of a battle fought long ago, August 5th, As you near the North 22nd Street Exit get ready for a trip through history/5(4).
The Battle of Baton Rouge, [William A Spedale] Home. WorldCat Home About The Battle of Baton Rouge Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library Print book: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Baton Rouge (La.) -- History -- Siege, The th anniversary commemoration of the Civil War's Battle of Baton Rouge was held Saturday, August 3, at Magnolia Cemetery.
Baton Rouge was first captured by Union forces in the aftermath of the fall of New Orleans ( April ). While those forces were engaged further up the Mississippi, at Vicksburg, Union possession of the Louisiana state capitol was uncontested, but by July the tide of Union victories appeared to have ebbed, at least temporarily.
The latter was most promptly responded to by Lieut. BROWN, with his two pieces, and with great effect, as the scores of dead rebels laid thickly strewn at this point, after the battle, gave evidence. The Historic New Orleans Collection.
Color reproduction of a hand-colored lithograph depicting the Battle of Baton Rouge. W hen federal troops marched into New Orleans on May 1,they took control of the most important city in Louisiana and also one of the most important naval bases in the South, but that was only part of the Union strategy.
The federal plan from early in the war was to. In AugustConfederate forces under the command of General John C. Breckinridge attacked the Union defenses of Baton Rouge in an effort to retake the state's capital.
In the resulting engagement, the Battle of Baton Rouge, Williams was killed by a gunshot wound to his chest on 5 August while leading what proved to be the successful. Report of Col. Allen, Fourth Louisiana Infantry, Commanding Second Brigade, from Official Records, Series 1, Vol.
15, P. East Baton Rouge, La., Aug Sir: On the morning of the 5th instant, in pursuance to orders of Brigadier-General Ruggles, I formed the Second Brigade, Second Division, in line of battle, the left of the brigade resting on Bernard's fence, in the rear of.
The Battle of Baton Rouge was a Civil War battle fought on August 5, for control of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Confederate forces under General John C.
Breckinridge attacked Baton Rouge, expecting help from the CSS Arkansas. The attack failed. Photo, Print, Drawing The Battle of Baton Rouge, La. Aug. 4th digital file from original item About this Item.
Zoom in Zoom out Rotate right Fit screen Full expand. Download. About this Item. Title The Battle of Baton Rouge, La. Aug. 4th Contributor Names Currier & Ives. Not so its upriver neighbor, Baton Rouge. The Union Navy captured the city in Maya few days after New Orleans was occupied, meeting little resistance as the state government fled to Opelousas, about 60 miles west.
No longer presenting a military threat, the city was left. William A. Spedale, Battle of Baton Rouge, (Baton Rouge, ). John B. Pirtle, “Defense of Vicksburg in -- The Battle of Baton Rouge,” in Southern Historical Society Papers, vol. There may be some more recent newer research into the battle.
I stopped digging in the late 90's, but the older sources may be helpful. The Battle of Baton Rouge was a brief siege during the Anglo-Spanish War that was decided on Septem Baton Rouge was the second British outpost to fall to Spanish arms during Bernardo de Gálvez's march into British West Florida.
The Battle of Baton Rouge Louisiana, Military August 5, 1 Comment August 5, – Confederate forces tried to retake the Louisiana capital while waiting for help from the ironclad C.S.S. Arkansas. The Battle of Baton Rouge, La.
Aug. 4th Contributor Names Currier & Ives. Created / Published New York: Pub'd by Currier & Ives, [?] Subject Headings - Campaigns & battles--Louisiana--Baton Rouge Driving south down I from the Baton Rouge airport you won't know it but you will be passing the field of a battle fought long ago, August 5th, As you near the /5(2).
The Battle of Baton Rouge was a ground and naval battle in the American Civil War fought in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, on August 5, The Union victory halted Confederate attempts to recapture the capital city of Louisiana.
The Historic Magnolia Cemetery Board of Trustees hosted the nd commemoration of the Battle of Baton Rouge with a reenactment of the event Saturday under the oaks at the cemetery. Inthe city-parish and the federal courthouse flew the controversial Confederate “battle flag” favored by segregationists during the Civil Rights era.
But those flags were replaced with the “Stars and Bars,” the first official Confederate flag and the only such flag flown in Baton Rouge before the city fell to Union troops in. Battle of BATON ROUGE LA Map Civil War Newspaper * is a complete, genuine historic newspaper with the following title, date and description: THE NEW YORK HERALD, New York City, Aug * Baton Rouge Louisiana * Donaldsville LA This Genuine newspaper has a Wealth of Civil War reporting from during Abraham Lincoln's administration.Baton Rouge, LA: Committee for the Preservation of the Port Hudson Battlefield, Edition/Format: Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.
Subjects: Baton Rouge (La.) -- History -- Civil War, Louisiana -- History -- Civil War, Louisiana. View all subjects.Books Express via United States: Softcover, ISBN Publisher: Publishing, pages. Marketplace offer. Driving south down I from the Baton Rouge airport you won't know it but you will be passing the field of a battle fought long ago, August 5th,