“Spotlight!”

Siege of Port Hudson Reenactment  Date: Mar. 28 & 29, 2015  Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm each day.

NOTE: We will be open on Sunday 29th, 2015 for the Reenactment!!!

The Port Hudson S.H.S. near Zachary will host the annual reenactment of the siege of Port Hudson on Saturday and Sunday, March 28 & 29, 2015.  Between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM both days, visitors will have access to volunteer reenactors in Union and Confederate campsites performing typical activities of the assaults.  Soldiers dressed in authentic reproduction uniforms will be on hand to answer questions pertaining to the siege during the summer of 1863.  The three branches of the services – artillery, cavalry and infantry – will be portrayed, as well as cooks, laundresses and sutlers.

ANNUAL CIVIL WAR BATTLE REENACTMENT SCHEDULED

FOR MARCH 28 & 29, 2015 AT PORT HUDSON SHS

Please be advised that the schedule below is subject to changes by the Port Hudson SHS staff.

Scheduled of events for the weekend: COMING SOON!!

The reenactment battle scenarios for both Saturday and Sunday will be the Battle of Plains Store and Slaughter’s Field.

Ø      All day (both days) – interpretive demonstrations at camp site next to museum tower.

Ø      View scale reproduction model gunboat fleet on pond by museum parking lot

Ø      Cold drinks and Concessions are on sale by the Zachary High School Band.

Ø      Visit the Union or Confederate campsites at your leisure.

Ø      Picnic Area available across the large field.

Ø      Visit the Sutlers to purchase authentic reproduction Civil War merchandise.

2 Responses to “Spotlight!”

  1. I am doing the same thing with my students and I told them to take pictures, interview, pick up pamphlets from the museum, etc.

  2. Is there any document available at the reenactment to allow my students to show that they attended? I am offering bonus points!

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