Grace Episcopal Church (St. Francisville, Louisiana)
Grace Episcopal Church is an historic Episcopal church located at St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana. The congregation was organized in 1827. The present church was completed in 1860, but it was heavily damaged by Union gunboats in 1863, during the Civil War.
Grace Episcopal Church
|Location||510 Ferdinand St., St. Francisville, Louisiana|
|Area||9 acres (3.6 ha)|
|Architectural style||Gothic Revival|
|NRHP reference #||79001102|
|Added to NRHP||March 28, 1979|
- Robert Hilliard Barrow - four-star General in the U.S. Marine Corps.
- John Bennett Dawson - 19th-century Louisiana Congressman.
- John Elliott Hart - Union Navy officer that died nearby on the Mississippi River; whose 1863 funeral has been commemorated, since 1999, with a festival, "The Day the War Stopped".
- Junius Wallace Jones - Major General, United States Air Force.
- Samuel Lawrason - state senator, author of the Lawrason Act of 1898.
- William Walter Leake - Confederate cavalry officer, who facilitated the Masonic burial of John E. Hart, above; later a state senator, circuit court judge, and newspaper publisher.
- George Mathews Jr. - presiding Judge of the Louisiana Supreme Court, 1813-1836.
- Joseph P. Newsham - 19th-century Congressman; he had served in the Union Army during the Civil War and moved to Louisiana after receiving disabling injuries.
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