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Battle of Plains Store

On May 21, 1863, a two-story building near this site housing Young’s store and the Plains Masonic Lodge was the center of a battle between Colonel William R. Miles’ Legion comprised of Confederate ...

On May 21, 1863, a two-story building near this site housing Young’s store and the Plains Masonic Lodge was the center of a battle between Colonel William R. Miles’ Legion comprised of Confederate troops from Louisiana and units of General C.C. Augur’s division of Union forces advancing on Port Hudson. Casualties: Union, 100; Confederate, 89.

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