USA / Corps d’Afrique 1st Louisiana Native Guard (1862-1863)

Louisiana in 1862, during its occupation by Union forces. On September 27, 1862, Major General Benjamin F. Butler, the Union military commander, organized the Union Army’s 1st Louisiana Native Guard…Read MoreUSA / Corps d’Afrique 1st Louisiana Native Guard (1862-1863)

St. Augustine Catholic Church, New Orleans, Louisiana (1841- )

“Image Ownership: Public Domain” St. Augustine Catholic Church of New Orleans was the first black church in Louisiana and the first black Catholic church in the United States. In the…Read MoreSt. Augustine Catholic Church, New Orleans, Louisiana (1841- )