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J. Prud'homme
J. Prud'homme
Click here to download a copy of "A Planters Son Goes to War." A biography of Civil War veteran Jacques Alphonse Prud'homme.
 
W.Smith

Click here to learn about the onetime Oakland slave turned Union soldier William Smith.

Both "A Planters Son Goes to War" and "A Blacksmiths Son Goes to War" were written by park volunteer Thom Brennen. For his efforts Thom received the 2016 Southeast Region Hartzog Volunteer Award.

 

Click on the links below to learn more about different aspects of history at Oakland and Magnolia Plantations.

Agriculture
American Indians
Bousillage
Battle of Bermuda Bridge
Cash Crops
Civil War on Cane River
Limewash
Slavery
The Code Noir
The Helaire Family

Last updated: August 30, 2017

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