The Siege of Port Hudson Reenactment
Port Hudson State Historic Site
Port Hudson State Historic Site, Zachary - The Siege of Port Hudson Reenactment, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. To commemorate the 151st anniversary of the "Siege of Port Hudson," the Port Hudson State Historic Site will host the annual reenactment. Visitors will have access to volunteer re-enactors in Union and Confederate campsites performing typical activities of the assaults. Soldiers dressed in authentic reproduction uniforms will be on hand to answer questions pertaining to the siege during the summer of 1863. The three branches of the services - artillery, cavalry and infantry - will be portrayed, as well as cooks, laundresses and sutlers.