Battle Siege Of Port Hudson March 25&26, 2017
The Port Hudson S.H.S. near Zachary will host the annual reenactment of the siege of Port Hudson on Saturday and Sunday, March 25&26, 2017. 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 25&26, 2017 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:
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.