A Civil War Correspondent in New Orleans: The Journals and by Albert Gaius Hills,Gary L. Dyson

By Albert Gaius Hills,Gary L. Dyson

This e-book includes the transcribed journals and studies of a battle correspondent for the Boston Journal masking the crusade that captured New Orleans in 1862. Hills’ journals commence in November 1861 and describe the Union arrangements for the most attack and next circulation up the Mississippi river, the assault on forts Jackson and St. Phillip, and his effect of the captured urban. His observations from Union vessels within the Gulf Squadron as he lined the struggle within the Gulf also are incorporated. His articles for the Boston Journal have herein been set close to well timed magazine entries besides different notes to assist the reader comprehend the context of what used to be occurring within the warfare while. a story of Hills’ existence utilizing to be had documents and kinfolk files is included.

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