Clinton has the oldest working courthouse, in the South.Their Registar of Voters (225) 683-5531 and Police Jury 225-683-8577 have the list of Soldiers.
Silliman Institute (c.1840, 1860, 1894)) The Institute was established in 1852, by wealthy William Silliman, to educate young ladies.
Clinton Confederate Cemetery, is where many prominent Clintonians are buried including Susan Bostwick and James Holmes who were developers of the town.
Also buried here is John Rhea who was a founder of the Clinton and Port Hudson Railroad and president of the West Florida Convention which established an independent nation in the Florida Parishes in 1810.
A walk through this cemetery is a walk through the history of Clinton, war, yellow fever epidemics, the Civil War and early hard times. The unmarked graves of Civil War soldiers are on the Western edge of the burial ground.
Every time I go to Clinto I take more photos and write down names for my research.My grandpa who shot a lotta Yankees, was a member of the 7th Georgia Regiment and received a Confederat pension from the State of Louisiana.Your grandpa my have the same type of pension application there on file;