• 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?

Mule Barn

The central structure of the Oakland mule barn was built as a smoke house in the 1820s. The resourcefulness of plantation residents can be seen in the adaptive reuse of the smoke house structure to accommodate the mules that were displaced when the original barn burned.