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Port Hudson National Cemetery

20978 Port Hickey Rd, Zachary, LA 70791-6722
+1 225-654-3767
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Port Hudson Cemetary

This is a very touching and special place. Seeing so many tombstones in rows as far as you can see... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
alanunk
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Zachary, Louisiana
via mobile
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It so peaceful and well kept The graves are so clean Peaceful atmosphere Have a friend buried there... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Glenda S
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Zachary, Louisiana, Usa
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“civil war” (3 reviews)
“baton rouge” (3 reviews)
“tombstones” (3 reviews)
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20978 Port Hickey Rd, Zachary, LA 70791-6722
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Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This is a very touching and special place. Seeing so many tombstones in rows as far as you can see only begins to open the mind as to how many people gave their lives or at least signed up and served to fight for our...More

Thank alanunk
Reviewed 23 May 2017

It so peaceful and well kept The graves are so clean Peaceful atmosphere Have a friend buried there and I do go visit with him once in awhile

Thank Glenda S
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I have visited the Port Hudson area twice on Civil War sightseeing trips and have been to the National Cemetery 3 times. It is kind of off the beaten path but that is one of it's main attractions to me. It is 1.7 miles off...More

Thank CKKJA
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Operated by the Veterans Administration, this cemetery was well kept and perfectly serene when we stopped by. I learned from reading some of the tombstones and monuments. There is a radio frequency posted there too to get information. This cemetery can easily be visited together...More

Thank LisandroVoyager
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Funny story: The first time my wife and I visited, we were on our way from Natchez to Baton Rouge. It was about 4 pm. There was a sign warning the gates locked at 4:30 pm, I saw no gates (there were cleverly hidden) so...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Enjoyed seeing organization and structure in the sense of my fellow serviceman at rest. Beautiful view of the country near the Port Hudson Commemorative Area.

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 23 May 2015

The cemetery is beautifully manicured. There is a secondary cemetery, Port Hudson, that is being renovated. There, you can see the tombstones of the United States Colored Troops, as indicated with USCT. That was touching for me.

1  Thank Amaure
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Was here during reenactment of battle. Wonderful museum, staff, and facilities. Plenty of parking and access for disabled.

1  Thank SaintVitas
Reviewed 18 February 2015

My wife and I visit during the Memorial Day weekend to remember our relatives and friends who served. Some died the battlefield and were never returned home. We share stories of our families and walk the rows of graves. We offer prayers and tobacco to...More

Thank PaulCBarry
Reviewed 20 December 2014

The keepers of the Port Hudson National Cemetery were very cordial, understanding, and professional. They were truly wonderful. Though it was a difficult time for the family and friends, they make it more pleasant.

1  Thank Allen M
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