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Centenary State Historic Site and Jackson Confederate Cemetery


3522 College Street
Jackson, LA 70748
United States

Centenary State Historic Site is a former college that interprets the history of education in Louisiana. The college buildings were used as hospitals for Confederate soldiers from 1862 to 1863. A small skirmish was fought on the grounds on August 3, 1863. The Jackson Confederate Cemetery is located on the grounds and contains more than one hundred unmarked graves of soldiers who died during the war.