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East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

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  • Alexander Humphreys "Aleck" Todd (1839 - 1862)
    Alexander Todd, called “Aleck” by Mary, served in Benjamin Helm’s 1st Kentucky Calvary regiment. He was killed during the Battle of Baton Rouge on August 5, 1863. It is recorded that when Mary Lincoln ...
  • Philip Hicky Morgan (1825 - 1900)
    Philip Hicky Morgan (November 9, 1825 – August 12, 1900) was an attorney, jurist, and diplomat from Louisiana who remained loyal to the Union during the American Civil War and was hence deemed "a tra...
  • Jacob E. Perego (1862 - 1947)
  • Pvt. Ellis C. Dority, USA (b. - 1863)
    Co. H. 26th Regiment, Maine Infantry. Dority, Ellis C. BATTLE UNIT NAME: 26th Regiment, Maine Infantry (9 months, 1862-63) SIDE: Union COMPANY: H SOLDIER'S RANK IN: Private SOLDIER'S RANK OUT: Privat...
  • Capt. (CSA) George Mather Morgan (1838 - 1864)
    CSA Named after George Mather (1783-1837), memorial #175021187, who raised Capt. George M. Morgan's mother. (per FAG member 16055032).* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Sep 2 2019, 4:01:4...

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Baton Rouge Parish was created in 1792 in the West Floridas area. The land was divided into E. & W. Baton Rouge Parishes in 1810. East Baton Rouge Parish was created on 1810, from Baton Rouge Parish and the parish was named in honor of the French phrase baton rouge meaning red stick. A red stick was used by local Native Americans to mark the boundaries between tribal territories. The Parish seat is Baton Rouge.

Adjacent Parishes

Cities & Communities

  • Baker
  • Baton Rouge (County Seat & State Capital)
  • Baywood
  • Brownfields
  • Central
  • Gardere
  • Greenwell Springs
  • Inniswold
  • Merrydale
  • Monticello
  • Oak Hills Place
  • Old Jefferson
  • Port Hudson
  • Pride
  • Shenandoah
  • Village St. George
  • Westminster
  • Zachary



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Baton Rouge Digital Archive

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