236 Hwy 61
Jackson, LA 70748
This is the site of the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River. Nearly 6,800 Confederate troops were held under siege by Union troops for 48 days. The siege became the longest true siege in American military history. The site also is one of the earliest uses of African American troops in combat
Centenary State Historic Site and Jackson Confederate Cemetery
Jackson, Louisiana | The historic site is a former college that interprets the history of education in Louisiana.
Fort DeRussy State Historic Site
Marksville, Louisiana | The fort, named after Col. Lewis G. DeRussy, consists of an earthen fort, cemetery and water battery.
Port Sulphur, Louisiana | This restored fort was built to defend New Orleans and the mouth of the Mississippi River.
Grant’s Canal, Byerley House
Lake Providence, Louisiana | The canal is all that remains of Grant's 1863 attempt to circumvent the fortifications at Vicksburg through the...
Mansfield State Historic Site
Mansfield, Louisiana | Under the leadership of Gen. Richard Taylor, an army of fewer than 9,000 Confederate soldiers from Texas and Louisiana defeated...
Niblett's Bluff Park
Vinton, Louisiana | Overlooking the Old Sabine River, Niblett's Bluff is the site of an old Civil War encampment.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana | The historic site served as quarters for many famous soldiers, including Gens. Wade Hampton, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall...
Winter Quarters State Historic Site
St. Joseph, Louisiana | The historic site, a home listed on the National Register of Historic Places, stands today as a rare survivor of the ravages...