Port Hudson S.C.A. Sources
Port Hudson State Commemorative Area

Sources


Below is a sample of numerous publications for those researching individuals or units who fought at Port Hudson.

Individual Publications
Government Publications


Individual Publications

Bacon, Edward
Among the Cotton Thieves
ISBN 0-944419-14-3, 1989

Bergeron, Arthur W., Jr., and Lawrence L. Hewitt
Boone's Louisiana Battery: A History and Roster
Baton Rouge, 1986

Bergeron, Arthur W., Jr., and Lawrence L. Hewitt
Miles' Legion: A History and Roster
Baton Rouge, 1983

Cunningham, Edward
The Port Hudson Campaign: 1862-1863
ISBN 0-0871-1925-3

DeForest, John William
A Volunteer's Adventures
ISBN 0-208-00951-5

East, Charles
The Civil War Diary of Sarah Morgan
ISBN 0-8203-1357-2

Edmonds, David C.
The Guns of Port Hudson
2 vols.; The Acadiana Press, Lafayette, 1983

Geary, Patrick J.
Celine, Remembering Louisiana 1850-1871
ISBN 0-8203-0964-8

Hewitt, Lawrence L.
A Place named ... Desperate!
VAAPR, Inc., 1982, contains a report given by Colonel B. W. Johnson of the 15th Arkansas Infantry following the siege.

Hewitt, Lawrence L.
Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi
Louisiana State University Press, ISBN 0-8071-1351-4, 1987

Hollandsworth Jr., James G.
The Louisiana Native Guards
ISBN 0-8071-1939-3

Spedale, William
Where Bugles Called and Rifles Gleamed
ISBN 0-935545-04-2

Winters, John D.
The Civil War in Louisiana
ISBN 0-8071-1725-0, Baton Rouge, 1963

Wright, Lt. Howard C.
Port Hudson: It's History from an Interior Point of View
1978


Government Publications

U.S. War Department
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies
130 vols.; Washington, D.C., 1880-1901

U.S. Navy Department
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies
30 vols.; Washington, D.C., 1894-1922


Updated ph_src.htm March 4, 1997 by Steven L. Driskell