BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY
|Caesar Carpentier Antoine|
|13th Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana|
|Governor||William P. Kellogg|
Stephen B. Packard
|Preceded by||P.B.S. Pinchback|
|Succeeded by||Louis A. Wiltz|
|Louisiana State Senator from Caddo Parish|
New Orleans, Louisiana,USA
Shreveport, Caddo Parish
|Occupation||Barber, Editor, Businessman|
|Service/branch||United States Army: Seventh Louisiana Colored Regiment|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
Marriage and family
Civil War service
Legacy and honors
- 2008, C. C. Antoine Celebration was established as an annual event during Black History Month in Shreveport. The 2014 events include the showing of the film Twelve Years a Slave, based on the Solomon Northrup diary edited by the late Louisiana historian Sue Eakin, a two-mile Health Walk for Life, and the "Pelican Soul Food" cook-off sweet potato pie contest.
- 1999, a tombstone was dedicated at Antoine's gravesite on Memorial Day, 31 May 1999. The ceremony was emceed by Louisiana State Rep. Cedric B. Glover (later Mayor of Shreveport). Numerous members of the Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church attended, and their pastor, the Rev. Stanley Bennett, church historian Seaborn Thomas (who remembered where Antoine was buried), and historians Gary Joiner, Eric Brock and Charles McMichael. Joiner is a member of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil Warand McMichael is Northwest Louisiana Brigade commander for the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
- Antoine's house in Shreveport is a state historic site for preservation.