The Louisiana in the Civil War Message Board

Update on Marker

Here is an update and order of events for the marker dedication for Gen. Tom Green.

On Saturday, April 12, 2008 at 10:00 a.m., the Louisiana Society Order of Confederate Rose will be dedicating a historical marker for General Tom Green at the site of the battle of Blair's Landing. On April 12, 1864, the Confederacy loss one of it's greatest military leaders near Lake End Louisiana. We invite everyone to join us in celebrating General Green's life by dedicating this marker on the 144th anniverary of his death.

The program is as follows:

Military Procession
Posting of Colors
Salute to the Confederate Flag
Battle of Blair's Landing/General Green Dedication
Unveiling of Marker
Floral Tribute
Roll Call
Artillery and Rifle Salute
Military Recession

Any group or individual wishing to place a floral tribute, please bring it with you.

Note: The marker is located 1.5 miles off of highway 1 on Lock and Dam #4 road. The marker is on the left side of the road behind a railing (in a large curve). Please park your vehicle on the side of the road prior to reaching the railing so that the marker will not be blocked by vehicles.