"The Bivouac of the Dead"

October 22, 2022

"On Fame's eternal camping ground, their silent tents are spread, and glory guards the hallowed ground, the bivouac of the dead." In conjunction with Halloween, see and hear about American Civil War burial practices. This interpretive program will cover the various ways both Union and Confederate soldiers were laid to rest; from organized formal burials to very quick internments on the Port Hudson battlefield.