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Browsing items in: Civil War Context and Conflict at LSU Libraries

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    • A letter to the right reverend bishops

    • Polk, Leonidas, 1806-1864.; University of the South--History.; Episcopal Church. Diocese of Louisiana--History.; Education, Higher--Southern States--History.
    • 17 p. ; 23 cm.
    • Leonidas Polk, A letter to the right reverend bishops of Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi, Florida, South Carolina and North Carolina from the Bishop of Louisiana (New Orleans: B.M. Norman, 1856)
    • Address on the Southern Pacific Railroad

    • Southern Pacific Railroad.; Railroads--Southern States.; Southern States--Economic conditions.
    • 21 p. ; 23 cm.
    • Albert Pike, Address on the Southern Pacific Railroad (Baton Rouge: Emile La Sre, 1855)
    • Address to the people of Louisiana on the state of parties

    • Political parties--United States.; American Party.; Southern States--Social conditions--19th century.; Campaign literature, 1855--Democratic--Louisiana.; United States--Politics and government--1853-1857.
    • 33 p. ; 22 cm.
    • Charles Gayarré, Address to the people of Louisiana on the state of parties (New Orleans: Printed by Sherman, Wharton, 1855)
    • Address to the people of the southern and western states

    • Railroads--Southern States.; Railroads--Missouri.; Missouri--Maps.; Southern States--Economic conditions.; Southern States--Social conditions--19th century.
    • 34, vi p. : fold. map ; 22 cm.
    • Southern and Western Rail-Road Convention, Address to the people of the southern and western states, and more particularly to those of Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, Kentucky and Missouri (New Orleans: s.n., 1851)
    • Addresses delivered by Rev. Robert L. Stanton

    • Oakland College (Miss.); Education, Higher--Mississippi.; Mississippi--Religion.
    • 22 p. ; 23 cm.
    • Robert Lodowick Stanton and Zebulon Butler, Addresses delivered on Thursday, December 18, 1851, on the occasion of the inauguration of Rev. Robert L. Stanton, as president of Oakland College, Miss (New Orleans: Printed by T. Rea, 1852)
    • Alie Austen McMurran letter, 1856 November

    • Austen, George, d. 1876.; McMurran, John T., 1807-1866.; McMurran, John T., Jr.; McMurran, Mary Louise, 1814-1891.; Plantation life--Mississippi--Wilkinson County.; Slaves--Mississippi--Wilkinson County.; Riverside Plantation (Miss.); Melrose...
    • Letter from Alie McMurran, Riverside Plantation, Miss., to her father, George Austen. Alie describes her arrival at Riverside Plantation and recounts her reception by and impressions of the slaves, plantation life, her responsibilities as a slave...
    • McMurran-Austen Family Papers, Mss. 4795, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Alie Austen McMurran letter, 1856 November 11

    • McMurran, John T., 1807-1866.; McMurran, John T., Jr.; McMurran, Mary Louise, 1814-1891.; Plantation life--Mississippi--Wilkinson County.; Slaves--Mississippi--Wilkinson County.;Riverside Plantation (Miss.); Melrose (Natchez, Miss.); Natchez...
    • Letter from Alie Austen McMurran, Riverside Plantation, Miss., to Pattie (sister?) regarding her arrival at Riverside Plantation. She describes her reception by and impressions of the slaves, plantation life, her responsibilities as a slave...
    • McMurran-Austen Family Papers, Mss. 4795, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Alie Austen McMurran letter, 1861 May 7

    • Austen, George, Mrs.; Secession--Southern States.; Slaves--Mississippi.; Abolitionists--United States.; Mississippi--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.; Maryland--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • Letter from Alie McMurran, Melrose, Natchez, to her mother, Mrs. George Austen, Baltimore County, Maryland, regarding men preparing for war and her disdain for Maryland that it did not secede early, as states on both sides will find her present...
    • McMurran-Austen Family Papers, Mss. 4795, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • An address on Southern education

    • Madison College (Sharon, Miss.); Education--Southern States.
    • 14 p. ; 23 cm.
    • Albert Gallatin Brown, An address on Southern education: delivered July 18, 1859, before the faculty, trustees, students, and patrons of Madison College, Sharon, Mississippi (Washington, 1859)
    • An address on the sanitary condition of New Orleans

    • Sanitation--Louisiana--New Orleans--Statistics.; Mortality--Louisiana--New Orleans--Statistics.
    • 46 p. ; 23 cm.
    • J.C. Simonds, An address on the sanitary condition of New Orleans, as illustrated by its mortuary statistics (New Orleans: D. Davies, Son & Co., 1851)
    • Antal  Vállas letter, 1861 August 19

    • Boyd, David French, 1834-1899.; Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy.; Military education--Louisiana.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • Letter from Antal Vállas, Seminary, La., to David F. Boyd, 9th Regiment, Louisiana Volunteers, Manassas, Va., reporting that the Board of Supervisors decided to suspend operation of the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy, in...
    • David French Boyd Papers, Mss. 40, 99, 794, etc., Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Antal  Vállas letter, 1861 November 11

    • Boyd, David French, 1834-1899.; Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy.; Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Economic aspects.
    • Letter from Antal Vállas, Seminary, La., to David F. Boyd, 9th Regiment, Louisiana Volunteers, Manassas, Va., describing his efforts to reopen the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy, which he says Boyd has urged him to do. ...
    • David French Boyd Papers, Mss. 40, 99, 794, etc., Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Aux electeurs de la Louisiana la question Americaine

    • Louisiana--Politics and government--1803-1865.; Louisiana--Emigration and immigration--Political aspects.
    • 18, 29 p. ; 23 cm.
    • Mucius, Aux Electeurs de la Louisiana: La Question Americaine (New Orleans: 1855)
    • Bluff City polka

    • Polkas--Mississippi--Natchez.; Natchez (Miss.)--Songs and music.
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    • Edward O. Eaton, Bluff City Polka (New Orleans: P.P. Werlein, 1856)
    • C.K. Marshall letter, 1854 October 23

    • Cartwright, Samuel A. (Samuel Adolphus), 1793-1863.; Slavery--United States--Religious aspects.; Slavery in the Bible.; Textbooks--Southern States.
    • Letter from C.K. Marshall, Vicksburg, to Samuel Cartwright, New Orleans, defending slavery in biblical terms and stressing need for southern books in southern schools, giving examples of problematic northern books.
    • Samuel A. Cartwright and Family Papers, Mss. 2471, 2499, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Campaign document no. 2

    • American Party.; Southern States--Social conditions--19th century.; Campaign literature, 1855--Democratic--Louisiana.; United States--Politics and government--1853-1857.
    • 16 p. ; 25 cm.
    • Democratic Party (La.), Campaign document no. 2 (New Orleans: Printed at the office of the Louisiana Courier, 1855)
    • Concluding address delivered at St. Mary's College, New Orleans

    • Young men--Conduct of life.; Education--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • 14 p. ; 22 cm.
    • Concluding address delivered at the close of the annual distribution of prizes to the students of St. Mary's College, New Orleans : on the 20th of July, 1865, at the new opera house (New Orleans: Printed at Rea's Steam Job Printing Office, 1865)
    • Constitution of the New Orleans Club

    • Young men--Conduct of life.; Education--Louisiana--New Orleans.
    • 16 p. ; 22 cm.
    • New Orleans Club, Constitution of the New Orleans Club (New Orleans: Office of the Picayune, 1854)
    • Correspondence between the mayor and federal authorities

    • New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.; Monroe, John T.;Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893.; Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870.
    • Physical descrip: 29 p. ; 22 cm.
    • John T. Monroe, Correspondence between the mayor and federal authorities relative to the occupation of New Orleans, together with the proceedings of the Common Council (New Orleans: Bulletin Book and Job Office, 1862)
    • Donald Mackay letter, 1862 April 14

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Confederate States of America. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes.
    • Letter from Donald Mackay, Baton Rouge, La., to Margaret Butler relates his son's fear he won't be old enough for the army, but worries 'I fear he will be before the war is over.' He laments very eloquently about the state of affairs, remarking...
    • Margaret Butler Correspondence, Mss. 1068, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • E. John Ellis diary, 1865 April-October (vol. 2)

    • Ellis, Ezekiel John, 1840-1889.; Johnson Island Prison.; Prisoners of war--Ohio.; Plantation owners--Louisiana--Fiction.; Secession--Southern States.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons.; United States--Politics and...
    • In volume two of Ezekiel John Ellis' diary (April-October 1865), Ellis documents his daily observations and experiences as a prisoner of war. He considers the justification for war, the defeat of the Confederate States, and the political...
    • E. John Ellis Diary, Mss. 2795, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • E. John Ellis diary, 1865 February-March (vol. 1)

    • Ellis, Ezekiel John, 1840-1889.; Johnson Island Prison.; Prisoners of war--Ohio.; Missionary Ridge, Battle of, Tenn., 1863--Personal narratives, Confederate.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes.; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Volume one of Ezekiel John Ellis' diary (February-March 1865) begins with a retrospective account by Ellis of the events leading up to the Civil War and his service in the war before his capture and imprisonment at Johnson Island in 1863. This...
    • E. John Ellis Diary, Mss. 2795, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Edward J. Gay arms permit, 1864 April 27

    • Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1816-1889.; Firearms--Law and legislation--Louisiana--Iberville Parish.; Iberville Parish (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects.
    • An arms permit given to Edward Gay by the provost marshal allows him to have a shotgun and revolver for three months for self defense and hunting.
    • Edward J. Gay and Family Papers, Mss. 1295, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Edward J. Gay certificate, 1864 August 20

    • Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1816-1889.; Slaveholders--Louisiana--Iberville Parish.; Slave labor--Louisiana--Iberville Parish.; Iberville Parish (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Confiscations and contributions.
    • Certificate stating that Edward Gay has furnished labor to the Union and that he is a loyal citizen of the U.S. and his plantation and property are not to be disturbed by any officer of the government unless by specific orders from Headquarters...
    • Edward J. Gay and Family Papers, Mss. 1295, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Edward J. Gay letter, 1861 January 17

    • Janin, L.; Secession--Louisiana.; Iberville Parish (La.)--Politics and government--19th century.
    • Letter from Edward J. Gay to L. Janin informs him that the people of his parish (Iberville Parish, La.) tried unsuccessfully to elect conservatives to temper the desire for secession.
    • Edward J. Gay and Family Papers, Mss. 1295, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Esther Wright letter, 1857 April 19

    • Wright, Sarah Robert Grimball, 1805-1881.; Women--Religious life--Louisiana.; Books and reading--Louisiana.; Sermons--Louisiana.; Music--Instruction and study--Louisiana.
    • Letter from Esther Wright to her mother, Sarah Wright, describing Esther's repentance for reading novels, the impact of a sermon she heard, and music lessons.
    • Wright-Boyd Family Papers, Mss. 3362, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1862 September 12

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Rost, Pierre Adolphe, 1797-1868.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Lematre, Achille.; Journalists--France.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, Nuits, Cte dOr, France, to Henri Vignaud, reports that most French citizens are intractable on the subject of slavery and, therefore, sympathize with the North. The less numerous Southern sympathizers are concerned that...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1863 August 21

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Rost, Pierre Adolphe, 1797-1868.; Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894.; Confederate States of America--Foreign relations--France.; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, Vichy, France, to Henry Vignaud, stating that he is in Vichy on the way to Dijon after having visited lower Burgundy and Berry. He reports that in Vichy he saw Judge Rost of St. Charles Parish, former Confederate...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1863 December 11

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Michelet, Jules, 1798-1874.; Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1806-1873.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914. L'alliance russo-américaine ; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud reports that Maurys letter did not make Michelet favorable to the South and that recent news is not good for the Confederacy. He states that Aucaigne had sent him a copy of the formers...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1863 December 29

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Bribery--France.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, Paris, to Henry Vignaud telling Vignaud to ask Slidell if the Confederacy would spend 150,000 to 200,000 francs for the Sicle, the French newspaper with the largest circulation, to come out in support of the Confederacy. ...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1863 January 6

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Cotton famine, 1861-1864.; Confederate States of America--Foreign relations--France.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.; France--Politics and...
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud relating his opinion that the progress of Confederate arms is worth more than the good dispositions of the French government and states that the little that the Sicle reports on the...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1863 October 4

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Michelet, Jules, 1798-1874.; Maury, Matthew Fontaine, 1806-1873.; Rost, Pierre Adolphe, 1797-1868.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public...
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, Nuits, Cte dOr, France, to Henry Vignaud still giving his address as being with Jules Bellevret and still encouraging Vignaud to see Aucaigne and Charguraud, stating that his wifes lingering illness will keep him from...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1863 September 16

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Cucheval-Clarigny, Philippe Athanase, 1821-1895.; Rost, Pierre Adolphe, 1797-1868.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Hotze, Henry, 1833-1887.; Diplomatic and consular service, Confederate--France.;...
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, Nuits, Cte dOr, France, to Henry Vignaud, giving his Nuits address as being with Jules Bellevret, pharmacist. He asks again about the catalogue for the Bibliothque Nationale and requests a catalogue of Epinal images. He...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 April 6

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Rost, Pierre Adolphe, 1797-1868.; Journalism--France.; French newspapers.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud thanks Vignaud for sending issues of the Mmorial and the Autographe. Dumez states reading with keen interest Vignauds article on the Cours de Prise and his critique of Mireille. He says...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 December 16

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Presidents--United States--Election--1864.; Public relations--Confederate States of America.; News agencies--Confederate States of America.; French newspapers--Louisiana.; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. John the Baptist Parish, La., to Henry Vignaud states that Lincolns reelection means a continuation of the war. He reveals in detail a plan to assist the Southern cause: Establishing in Washington, D.C., daily...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 February 13

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Journalists--France.; Journalists--Louisiana.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud reports De Leons dismissal and fears the loss the Opinions support along with the Sicles. He asks about an old companion in misery in Kansas and whether or not the Mmorial is still being...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 January 18

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico, 1832-1867.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Bribery--France.; Journalism--France.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud regretting that Confederate representatives chose not to profit from the offer to buy the support of the Sicle and reiterates the importance of maintaining relations with Mr. Chavanne...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 January 29

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Gibson, Thomas Milner, 1806-1884.; Gueroult, Adolphe, 1810-1872.; Thiers, Adolphe, 1797-1877.; Ollivier, Emile, 1825-1913.; Mexico--History--European intervention, 1861-1867.; Confederate States of America--Foreign...
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud commenting that Charleston seems about to fall. He mentions Guroults and Thomas Milner Gibsons discourses. Dumez relates Marie-Joseph-Louis-Adolphe Thiers view that the integrity of the...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Eugène Dumez letter, 1864 January 6

    • Vignaud, Henry, 1830-1922.; Slidell, John, 1793-1871.; Aucaigne, Félix, d. 1914.; Bribery--France.; Journalism--France.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Foreign public opinion, French.
    • Letter from Eugène Dumez, St. Just, France, to Henry Vignaud reveals that the individual who proposed helping the South by buying the support of the Sicle was Mr. Chavanne, a merchant on good terms with Lonor-Joseph Havin and part of the newspapers...
    • Henry Vignaud Papers, Mss. 1281, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

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