Fort Bute

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Fort Bute (1766-1779) - A colonial fort built by the British in 1766 to protect the confluence of Bayou Manchac with the Mississippi. It fell to the Spanish on 7 Sep 1779 in the first Spanish action against the British during the American Revolutionary War. (Later history of the fort?)

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Location: Bayou Manchac, Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.

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Lat: 30.32361 Long: -91.13694

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