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BATTLE OF DES ALLEMANDS
Le district des Allemands, settled by Germans about 1720, the scene of numerous skirmishes between Confederate guerillas and Union forces, 1862-1863. Most famous skirmish resulted in capture of an entire detachment of Union soldiers on September 4, 1862.
Erected by the Department of Commerce and Industry, 1962.