Civil War Sites in Louisiana

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Louisana was the site of many significant events in the Civil War, and landmarks around the state have been set aside to commemorate the events and sacrifices made there. These include the site of the Battle of Port Hudson, the Chalmette National Cemetery, the site of the Battle of Pleasant Hill and many other places where re-enactments or commemorations are staged annually. Museums throughout the state hold artifacts, documents and even photos from this crucial period in the nation's history.

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    City: Ferriday
    218 Louisiana Avenue and Ferriday, LA 71334
    Frogmore Cotton Plantation & Gins and the Delta Music Museum together relate the Who and Why of Delta Cotton Plantations and how those talented few created America's music. ...
    City: Kenner
    2100-3rd Ste. 10 Kenner, LA 70062
    City: New Orleans
    1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Ste. 411 New Orleans, LA 70123
    Discover a place steeped in history and culture, mouth watering cuisine, festivals and family entertainment. Experience a world that gives a whole new meaning to what you know as New Orleans....
    City: New Orleans
    1221 Elmwood Park Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70123
    Bordered by the lake and river, Kenner offers an array of experiences. From boat launches to casino betting, there's fun for all ages. In Rivertown, experience the Kenner Planetarium for an "out ...
    City: New Orleans
    929 Camp St. New Orleans, LA 70130
    Oldest museum in Louisiana, second largest Confederate collection in the nation. Civil War memorabilia on exhibit includes flags, uniforms, weapons, medical instruments and personal effects of...
    The Night the War Stopped
    City: St. Francisville
    11788 Highway 965 St. Francisville, LA 70775
    Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville - The Night the War Stopped, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Visitors will see a recreation of the sights and sounds of St. Francisville in 1863 during the American...
    City: Mansfield
    15149 Hwy. 175 Mansfield, LA 71052
    Mansfield is located in DeSoto Parish (county) in northwest Louisiana, near the Sabine River and Texas border. Pleasant Hill, the site of the second most important battle in the Red River Campaign,...
    City: Jackson
    236 Hwy. 61 Jackson, LA 70748
    Port Hudson was the scene of the longest genuine siege in U.S. military history, lasting from May 23-July 9, 1863.  On May 27, two regiments of the Louisiana Native Guards...
    City: Vinton
    3409 Niblett Bluff Rd. Vinton, LA 70668
    The park is open year round with camping and recreational facilitiesavailable.Niblett's Bluff Park is funded by the citizens of Ward 7 in Vinton,Louisiana, and operated by a board of 7...
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Haunted Louisiana
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Alexandria Area
Baton Rouge Area
Greater New Orleans Area
Greater River Road
Houma-Thibodaux-Grand Isle Area
Lafayette Area
Lake Charles Area
Monroe-Ruston Area
New Iberia-Morgan City Area
New Orleans Area
Northshore Area
Shreveport-Bossier City Area
Arabi
Baton Rouge
Chalmette
Donaldsonville
Ferriday
Franklin
Frogmore
Garyville
Grand Coteau
Gretna
Houma
Jackson
Jefferson
Kenner
Lafayette
Lake Providence
Madisonville
Mansfield
Marksville
Metairie
New Iberia
New Orleans
Newellton
Opelousas
Pineville
Ruston
Shreveport
Shreveport-Bossier
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Tallulah
Tangipahoa
Vinton
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