• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Stories

Click here to download a copy of "Hispanics in the Civil War".

 

Click here to download a copy of "Slavery: Cause and Catalyst of the Civil War".

 

Click here to download a copy of "A Planter's Son Goes to War", a biography of Civil War veteran Jacques Alphonse Prud'homme written by Thomas M. Brennan.

Did You Know?

Magnolia's Gin Barn

Gabe Nargot was a cotton gin engineer whose African-born grandmother had been enslaved at Oakland. Gabe Nargot was the last person living at Oakland who had been enslaved there, and the ruins of his cabin are located in the area of the Slave/Tenant quarters.