Vigilantes Imposed Law in Post War Louisiana

Wesley HarrisPiney Woods Journal Correspondent March 12, 1872; Vienna, Jackson Parish, Louisiana Although every community in the South suffered deprivations and despair during the Civil War, some were spared the horrors of armies turning their cotton fields and pastures into battlefields. North central Louisiana, between Monroe and Shreveport and from north of Alexandria to the … Continue reading Vigilantes Imposed Law in Post War Louisiana

Villainy In Vienna

Wesley HarrisPiney Woods Journal Correspondent March 12, 1872Vienna, Jackson Parish, Louisiana Although every community in the South suffered deprivations and despair during the Civil War, some were spared the horrors of armies turning their cotton fields and pastures into battlefields.  North Central Louisiana, between Monroe and Shreveport and from north of Alexandria to the Arkansas … Continue reading Villainy In Vienna

From Louisiana To Little Big Horn

Wesley HarrisPiney Woods Journal Correspondent Custer's Men Rode the Hills of North Louisiana The story of George Armstrong Custer and the destruction of his command at the Little Bighorn in Montana is well known. The “Custer Massacre” has been immortalized in movies, books, and music, albeit often with sensational inaccuracy. But only the most ardent … Continue reading From Louisiana To Little Big Horn