Baton Rouge was one of the earliest French settlements in the state.
Lana raised the baton when she was within arm's reach and held it out.
In 1604 he captured Dorpat, twice defeated the Swedish generals at Bialy Kamien, and was rewarded with the grand baton of Lithuania.
Farragut from New Orleans, and the gunboat flotilla from the upper waters, had engaged the batteries in June and July, but had returned to their respective stations, while a Federal force under General Williams, which had appeared before the fortress, retired to Baton Rouge.
Secretly offered him the baton of a marshal of France, with the government of Champagne which his father had held, and also a pension.