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Thunderstorms and traffic jams on the highways delayed our arrival to Camp Moore just at was closing at 3 PM on a Saturday. Mentioning my Confederate ancestor, who was a Lt. Colonel for the 1st Louisiana Infantry Regiment, and who died six years after the...More
I had passed this place multiple times but never had the opportunity to give it a look. There is a walking self-tour that is well designed and presented, with nice write-ups on what you are looking at and what happened where. There are excellent exhibits...More
Camp Moore was the largest Confederate training camp located in Louisiana during the Civil War. While the camp was destroyed, the land and cemetery has been preserved. The museum, staffed by volunteers, was rich with artifacts. It is only open Wed - Sat 10:00 AM...More
Camp Moore is worth the fairly short drive from New Orleans. While this is not a large museum it is steeped in history, having been one of the main training sites in Louisiana during the Civil War. This is also the birthplace of Wheat’s Tigers,...More
It is worth a side trip to this small Civil War site near Hwy 51. The museum has interesting displays of Civil War (known as the War of Northern Aggression in the south) artifacts and a film to watch in the lower floor. Learn about...More