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Captured Confederates at Gettysburg

Captured Confederates at Gettysburg
Confederates captured at Gettysburg. Some believe that these were three Louisiana "Tigers."

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Friday, April 29, 2011

"Meet the Authors at the Forts" April 30th @ 1:00 PM

Per Dr. Terry Jones from the Louisiana Message Board:

The Alexandria and Pineville Convention and Visitor Bureau is sponsoring events April 28-30 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. At 1:00 p.m., Saturday, April 30, Forts Buhlow and Randolph State Historic Site is holding a "Meet the Authors at the Forts" event. Several Louisiana Civil War authors will be there with their books to sell and to talk with Civil War enthusiasts. At this time the authors will include Terry L. Jones, Gary Joiner, Stuart Salling, Henry Robertson, and Fr. Chad Partain, with others perhaps being added later. For the entire list of events, see the website below.


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Coppens' Zouave Battalion

Coppens' Zouave Battalion
Lt. Colonel George Coppens (seated) and brother, Captain Marie Alfred Coppens.Image sold at auction on Cowan Auctions, for $14,375