The Civil War in Louisiana

The Civil War in Louisiana

by John D. Winters
     
 
The Civil War in Louisiana begins with the first talk of secession in the state and ends with the last tragic days of the war. John D. Winters describes with great fervor and detail such events as the fall of Confederate New Orleans and the burning of Alexandria. In addition to military action, Winters discusses the political, economic, and social aspects of the war

Overview

The Civil War in Louisiana begins with the first talk of secession in the state and ends with the last tragic days of the war. John D. Winters describes with great fervor and detail such events as the fall of Confederate New Orleans and the burning of Alexandria. In addition to military action, Winters discusses the political, economic, and social aspects of the war in Louisiana. His accounts of battles and the men who waged them provide a fuller story of Louisiana in the Civil War than has ever before been told.

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An unrevised reprint of the LSU Press edition of 1963. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807108345
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1979
Pages:
536

Meet the Author

John D. Winters is Professor of History at Louisiana Polytechnic Institute in Ruston. His book is based on years of research that included not only exhaustive study of primary sources but also careful analysis of the most recent scholarship.

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