Henry Watkins Allen Camp 133


Upcoming Events 


-Monthly Meeting

The Henry Watkins Allen Camp holds a monthly meeting at Drusilla Seafood in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  The meeting is typically held the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  (Dates and times subject to change, and meeting held differently in December and January) Food and drink purchases are optional, and are the sole responsibility of each person attending. 

Drusilla Seafood is located at: 3482 Drusilla Lane, Suite D
                                                      Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Map to Drusilla Seafood


-Upcoming Events  


Jul 25 (Wed) Allen Camp Monthly Meeting, 6:30pm - Drusilla Seafood Restaurant, B.R. Commander Jarreau will give a report on the National Convention held last week in Franklin, TN.

Aug 4 (Sat) 10am, 1862 Battle of B.R. Commemoration, Magnolia Cemetery Always the first Saturday of August, with official commemorative program @ 10 a.m. Confederate re-enactors needed. Re-enactor units will offer rifle salutes (Tenth Brigade, La. State Militia) and artillery salutes (Fifth Company, Washington Artillery). Address: 422 North 19th Street and is bordered on north by Main Street & on south by Florida Boulevard. West & east sides are bordered by 19th & 22nd Streets, respectively.] Cemetery was site of intense fighting during the Battle of Baton Rouge on August 5, 1862. NOTE: There should again this year be tables set up with displays and artifacts. These should be available for viewing from 9 a.m. until noon. [Parking is available across street at Sacred Heart Catholic Church lot, if needed.]

Aug 11 (Sat) Civil War Symposium - Jefferson (TX) Historical Society & Museum "Defending & Supplying the Trans-Mississippi Department" - $65 Adult & $35 Student - 9am-5pm (Reg starts @ 8am. BBQ lunch included. All Saturday events at the Jefferson Transportation & Visitor Center, 305 E Austin St, Jefferson, TX. Friday (8/12) speaker?s Reception, $25, at Excelsior House (rooms), 211 W Ausitn (6-7 pm). Speakers: Frederick R. Adolphus, Director-3rd Cavalry Reg. Museum, Ft. Hood, author/ Scott Dearman, Park Supt., Mansfield (LA) SHS/ Stephen M. Mayeux, Historian, President ? Friends of Ft. DeRussy, author of ?Earthen Forts, Iron Men, Fort DeRussy? & contributor to Generals of the Trans-Miss, Vol 2?/ Danny Sessums, Retired Professor, author of ?A Force to be Reckoned With (Granbury?s Texas Infantry Brigade)? 2017. Info: [email protected] ><

 Reg: 903-665-2775 / www.jeffersonmuseum.net

>< Mail check to Jefferson Historical Society & Museum, 223 W Austin St, Jefferson TX 75657

Aug 16 (Thu) BRCWRT Summer program: Joseph Ricci - "Battle of Franklin, TN" A Blake A the Grove (B.R. behind Mall of LA cinema)

Aug 23 (Thu) Allen Camp Monthly Meeting, 6:30pm - Drusilla Seafood Restaurant, 3482 Drusilla Lane, B.R. Program (Tentative): Presentation by State Senator Beth Mizell, Franklinton (Republican, Dist. 12: Tangy/ Washington/ north St. Tammany parishes)  on her legislative efforts during the past two years to save our state?s military monuments. ? This was re-scheduled from February 2018. Large turnout expected. RSVP appreciated, but not required.

Sep 20 (Thu) BRCWRT Meeting, 6:30 Drusilla Seafood Restaurant, RSVP required. $30 meal fee. Dr. Samantha Cavell: A Ship?s a Fool to Fight a Fort? (Farragut at N.O.)

Sep 27 (Thu) Allen Camp Monthly Meeting, 6:30pm - Drusilla Seafood Restaurant, B.R. Program to be announced. RSVP appreciated, but not required.

Oct 6-7 (S-S) Battle of Baton Rouge, Audubon SHS, St. Francisville, LA (LA Militia) 

Oct 27 (Sat) 7:30-9:30pm, Mansfield SHS, Annual Ghosts of Past/ Ghosts on Battlefield

Nov 3 (Sat) 9am-3pm, Camp Parapet Day, Jefferson (N.O.) Living History hosted by the Jefferson Historical Society of Louisiana. Our Lt. Governor has attended the last two years. Arlington St. east of Causeway Blvd., 2 blocks south of Jefferson Hwy. in Old Jefferson. Parking is available in median of Causeway Blvd., between Arlington St. and Carrollton Way.

Nov 3-4 (S-S) ?Skirmish at Centenary College, Centenary SHS, Jackson, LA (LA Militia)

***Nov 4 (Sun) WBR Veterans on Parade ? Port Allen, 1:30pm, Jefferson Ave. If the Allen Camp receives an invitation (which we certainly expect), we will again sponsor a color guard/honor guard entry in this parade. [Invitation is usually received in mid-August.] It is a crowd favorite, firing throughout the parade route. Confederate cannon and artillery fire opens the parade. We are in need of Confederate & period re-enactors. Note: This is a Marching entry - we usually do not have a vehicle in the parade. Parade starts at 1:30, with line-up between 11:00 am and 12:30 at Port Allen's Rivault Park, at the foot of the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge (Horace Wilkinson Bridge). This is the same general area as prior years.  Come by to participate or to cheer us on. [Always the Sunday before Veterans Day.]  See WBE events at:  http://westbatonrouge.net/ main-events

Nov 10-11 (S-S) Wirt Adams Raid. Jefferson College (Washington), MS 

Nov 17-18 (Sat-Sun) Camp Moore SHS Annual Re-enactment & Living History, Tangipahoa, LA. This is their Primary Fund Raiser, and is an Allen Camp event. Please support. (Always the weekend before the Holiday) Gates open @ 9, with battles @ 2 p.m. Admission: $5 adults & $3 students, under 6 free. Food vendors & sutlers on site. Tour camps, grounds & museum. Info: 985-229-2438.

Nov 29 (Thu) Allen Camp Monthly Meeting, 6:30pm - Drusilla Seafood Restaurant, B.R. Program: David Plater ?Two Brothers Butler, CSA (from Donaldsonville)? RSVP appreciated.

Dec 8-9 (S-S) Battle of McLeod's Mill, Leakesville, MS www.lastatemilitia.com


7/11-13 (Wed-Sat) 2019 National SCV Reunion Convention -  Mobile, AL





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