Natchitoches and the Galvez Campaign

May 28, 2022

Visitors are invited to learn about Louisiana's involvement in the Revolutionary War. With a formal declaration of war, Spain entered the American Revolutionary War on 8 May 1779. Governor Galvez of Spanish Louisiana, embarked on a campaign throughout the Gulf Coast.  His ranks were comprised of militia and volunteers from across Louisiana, including Natchitoches.  The discussion will take place from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. at Fort St. Jean Baptist State Historic Site.  For more information please call Fort St. Jean Baptiste 318-357-3101.