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Battle of Baton Rouge Commemoration

The Foundation for Historical Louisiana is hosting a public commemoration of the Battle of Baton Rouge, which occurred at the Historic Magnolia Cemetery (422 N. 19th Street) in Mid City on August 5, 1862 - over 150 years ago.

The event is free and open to the public and will feature a color guard, canon firing, wreath laying, taps, a vocalist and civil war enthusiasts in period dress. To learn more, visit the Foundation for Historic Louisiana's website at

Later Event: August 14
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