Civil War Louisiana (CWLA)

Civil War Louisiana (CWLA)
CWLA seeks to provide an online resource of any and all material of the Civil War relating to Louisiana with a special interest in the war in Acadiana in southwest Louisiana.

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Friday, July 6, 2012

Ordinance for the Policing of Slaves in St. Landry Parish

I found this searching this evening:

An Ordinance Organizing and Establishing Patrols for the Police of Slaves in the Parish of St. Landry (1863)

Interesting and unique piece in regards to slavery in St. Landry Parish.

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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