Port Hudson Battlefield
Port Hudson State Historic Site, located 20 miles north of Baton Rouge, preserves the site of the 1863 Union siege of the Confederate stronghold along the river bluffs. The state of Louisiana maintains the site, which includes a museum, artillery displays, redoubts, and interpretive plaques. Living history re-enactments are held each year. In 1974, the Port Hudson battlefield was designated a National Historic Landmark. Port Hudson National Cemetery is located about 6 miles to the south.
Port Hudson Battlefield: What's Nearby
Centenary State Historic Site and Jackson Confederate Cemetery
Save 7 acres at New Market Heights, Eutaw Springs, Fort McHenry, Port Hudson, Second Deep Bottom and Great Bridge Battlefields.
The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 259 acres at Port Hudson Battlefield.
East Baton Rouge Parish and East Feliciana Parish, LA | May 21, 1863
Result: Union Victory