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

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    • William J. Minor letter, 1861 November 19

    • Wells, T. J.; Kenner, Duncan Farrar, 1813-1887.; Benjamin, J. p.), (Judah Philip), 1811-1884.; Confederate States of America. Congress. Senate--Elections, 1861.; Sugar trade--Political aspects--Louisiana.
    • Letter from William J. Minor to General T. J. Wells urging support for Confederate States Senatorial candidate D.F. [Duncan] Kenner.""I think he is a man for the timeswill represent the sugar interestIf we can elect Kenner to the Senate, we will...
    • William J. Minor and Family Papers, Mss. 519, 594, 859, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • William J. Minor diary, 1861-1865

    • Plantations--Louisiana--Management.; Plantation owners--Louisiana.; Plantation overseers--Louisiana.; Slaves--Louisiana.; Crops--Louisiana.
    • William J. Minor's diary is an outline of rules governing management of his plantations, including duties and restrictions on overseers (such as discipline of slaves), as well as details regarding cultivation of particular crops. Volume 33.
    • William J. Minor and Family Papers, Mss. 519, 594, 859, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Washington Artillery polka

    • Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.)--Songs and music.; Polkas--Louisiana--New Orleans.
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    • Auguste Davis, Washington Artillery Polka (New Orleans: P. P. Werlein & Halsey, 1860)
    • W.H. Pearce letter, 1860 December 3

    • Gurley, John W.; Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.; Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852.; Nationalism--United States--Religious aspects.; Secession--Southern States.
    • Letter from W.H. Pearce, Livingston Parish, La., to John Gurley, New Orleans, regarding the threat of secession and statements that greed and demagogues are to blame, his hope that leaders take up Henry Clay and Daniel Webster's efforts to preserve...
    • John W. Gurley Papers, Mss. 507, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Thomas Affleck letter, 1854 April 21

    • Hand, Williams and Wilcox (Law firm : Charleston, S.C." Affleck, Thomas, 1812-1868. Affleck's southern rural almanac and plantation and garden calendar.; Almanacs, American--Southern States.
    • Letter (in letterbook) from Thomas Affleck to Hand, Williams, and Wilcox, Charleston, South Carolina. Affleck solicits the firm as advertisers for the almanac, saying the circulation of the 1854 edition is over 100,000. He boasts, The S.R.A....
    • Thomas Affleck Papers, Mss. 3, 4, 1110, 1263, 1264, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Thomas Affleck letter, 1851 November 7

    • De Bow, J. D. B. (James Dunwoody Brownson), 1820-1867.; De Bow's review of the southern and western states.; Agriculture--Southern States--Periodicals.; Southern States--Intellectual life--19th century.
    • Letter (in letterbook) from Thomas Affleck to J.D.B. DeBow of New Orleans, editor and publisher of DeBows Review. DeBow shared Afflecks commitment to scientific agriculture and development of southern publications. In response to DeBows request,...
    • Thomas Affleck Papers, Mss. 3, 4, 1110, 1263, 1264, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Thomas Affleck letter, 1851 May 24

    • Jones, J. W.; Southern Central Agricultural Society.; Agricultural exhibitions--Georgia.; Plantations--Southern States--Management.
    • Letter (in letterbook) from Thomas Affleck to J.W. Jones of Atlanta, editor of the Southern Cultivator and secretary of the Southern Central Agricultural Society. Affleck accepts an invitation to speak at the Societys fair and praises its work. He...
    • Thomas Affleck Papers, Mss. 3, 4, 1110, 1263, 1264, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • The Parlor magazine

    • Education--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Regionalism--Southern States--History--19th century.
    • 1 v. ; 22 cm. Serial Range: v. 1, no. 1-2; Jan.-Feb. 1857.
    • V.E. Wilhelmine McCord, The Parlor Magazine (New Orleans: Printed by E. C. Wharton, 1857)
    • The Celebrated German Polka

    • Polkas--Louisiana--New Orleans.
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    • Johnny Straws Hoss-T, The Real No. 5 Camp Street Polka, commonly called the German Polka (New Orleans: William Mayo, 1850)
    • The bloomer polka & schottisch

    • Polkas--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Schottisches.
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    • J. Hunter, The Bloomer Polka & Schottisch (New Orleans: Wm. T. Mayo, 1851)
    • The bell crevasse mazurka

    • Levees--Mississippi River--Songs and music.; Mazurkas.
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    • N.A. Barbe, The Bell Crevasse Mazurka (New Orleans: P. P. Werlein, 1858)
    • The ballot box, the palladium of our liberties, New Orleans, July, 1863

    • United States--Politics and government--1861-1865.; Louisiana--Politics and government--1861-1865.; Unionists (United States Civil War)--Louisiana.
    • 65 p. ; 24 cm.
    • Jacob Baker, The ballot box, the palladium of our liberties: New Orleans, July, 1863 (New Orleans: Printed for the compiler, 1863)
    • T.W. Compton letter, 1860 December 23

    • Snyder, Alonzo.; Secession--Mississippi.; Mississippi--Politics and government--To 1865.
    • Letter from T. W. Compton to Alonzo Snyder regarding Mississippi's secession.""I am afraid the country is ruined and Claibe [Claiborne C.] Briscoe nominated for the conventionI am beginning to believe the 'Cooperation Party' is a sham and that our...
    • Alonzo Snyder Papers, Mss. 655, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Stephen Ellis letter, 1852 October 28

    • Ellis, C. J.; Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866.; Slavery--Political aspects--Louisiana.; Presidents--United States--Election--1852.; Louisiana--Politics and government--1803-1865.
    • Letter from Stephen Ellis in Franklinton, La., to his brother, C.J. Ellis. Stephen says he's the only ""Scott"" man in the parish. He supports the new state constitution but notes ""powerful opposition"" to it.""There are people here that believe...
    • Buck-Ellis Family Papers, Mss. 4820, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Special report of the state engineer on the system of internal improvements

    • Rivers--Louisiana.;Public works--Louisiana.; Flood control--Louisiana.; Levees--Louisiana.
    • 24 p. ; 24 cm.
    • Louisiana. Special report of the state engineer on the system of internal improvements, to the legislature of the state of Louisiana (Baton Rouge: Printed at the office of the Daily Advocate, 1857)
    • Southern military manual

    • Military education--Confederate States of America. Confederate States of America. Army--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
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    • Southern military manual

    • Military education--Confederate States of America.; Confederate States of America. Army--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
    • iv, 120 p. : ill., forms. ; 22 cm.
    • Confederate States of America War Dept., Southern military manual (Jackson, Miss.: J.L. Power, 1861)
    • Southern education

    • Oakland College (Miss.); Education--Southern States.
    • 43, [1] p. ; 21 cm.
    • Southern education: addresses delivered in the chapel at Oakland College, on the day of the annual commencement, June 29th, 1854 (New Orleans: Printed at the office of the Picayune, 1854)
    • Sea serpent polka

    • Polkas--United States.
    • A collection of 28 items published in various cities by various publishers during the 1800's. Some bear stamp of New Orleans music dealers.
    • Maurice Strakosch, Sea Serpent Polka (New Orleans: Wm. T. Mayo, 1850)
    • Sarah Wright letter, 1857 January 18

    • Wright, Mary Cornelia, 1839-1888.; Women--Religious life--Louisiana.; Church attendance--Louisiana.; Plantation life--Louisiana.; Books and reading--Louisiana.
    • Letter from Sarah Wright to her daughter, Mary Wright, at school regarding church services, warnings against her reading novels, family news, wishes for blessings, and religious talk.
    • Wright-Boyd Family Papers, Mss. 3362, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1863 March 8

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Duncan, Stephen, 1787-1867.; Fugitive slaves--Louisiana.; Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Religious aspects.
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Natchez, to Margaret Butler, informing her that she is now living in Natchez because she had to leave her home in Terrebonne Parish, La. The first four pages are mostly gossip, but then she recounts her discussion...
    • Margaret Butler Correspondence, Mss. 1068, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1861 March 5

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Gardens--Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish.; Unionists (United States Civil War)--Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish.; Secession--Southern States.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.;...
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Le Carpe Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, La., to Margaret Butler regarding her garden and her opposition to the war. She admits her anger at hearing secession justified and likened to the American Revolution,...
    • Margaret Butler Correspondence, Mss. 1068, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1861 June 7

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Polk, Leonidas, 1806-1864.; Gardens--Louisiana--Terrebonne Parish.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Causes.; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.; United States--History--Civil...
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Le Carpe Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, La., to Margaret Butler discusses a female relative at Evergreen Plantation who is there by herself after her husband left, expressing admiration for her doing that. She...
    • Margaret Butler Correspondence, Mss. 1068, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Sarah Ker Butler letter, 1861 April 16

    • Butler, Margaret, 1821-1890.; Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871.; Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)--Siege, 1861.; Houma (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Public opinion.
    • Letter from Sara E. Ker Butler, Le Carpe Plantation, Terrebonne Parish, La., to Margaret Butler relates news of the bombardment of Ft. Sumter and excitement in Houma:""those who wished to go (nearly all had signed an agreement to that effect, among...
    • Margaret Butler Correspondence, Mss. 1068, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Robert Wickliffe letter, 1859 November 7

    • Graham, George Mason, 1807-1891.; Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891.; Louisiana State Seminary of Learning and Military Academy.; Education, Higher--Louisiana.
    • Letter from Robert Wickliffe, Baton Rouge, La., sent to General [George Mason Graham] via William T. Sherman, who Wickliffe assures Graham he will like. He discusses the Louisiana State Seminary of Learning, including implementing a drummer and...
    • David French Boyd Papers, Mss. 40, 99, 794, etc., Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Robert M. Lusher diary, 1863-1864

    • District courts--Confederate States of America.; District courts--Louisiana.; Taxation--Confederate States of America.; Taxation--Louisiana.
    • Lusher's 1863-1864 diary includes daily activities in performance of duties as clerk of the Confederate States District Court and chief tax collector for Louisiana during the Civil War.
    • Robert M. Lusher Papers, Mss. 696, 788, 1025, etc., Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Robert M. Lusher diary, 1863

    • District courts--Confederate States of America.; District courts--Louisiana.; Taxation--Confederate States of America.; Taxation--Louisiana.
    • Lusher's 1863 diary includes daily activities in performance of duties as clerk of the Confederate States District Court and chief tax collector for Louisiana during the Civil War. Volume 5.
    • Robert M. Lusher Papers, Mss. 696, 788, 1025, etc., Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Robert M. Lusher diary, 1862

    • District courts--Confederate States of America.; District courts--Louisiana.; Taxation--Confederate States of America.; Taxation--Louisiana.
    • Lusher's 1862 diary includes daily activities in performance of duties as clerk of the Confederate States District Court and chief tax collector for Louisiana during the Civil War. Volume 4.
    • Robert M. Lusher Papers, Mss. 696, 788, 1025, etc., Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.
    • Robert E. Lee quick march

    • Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870--Songs and music.; Confederate States of America--Songs and music.; Marches--Confederate States of America.
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    • Charles Young, Robert E. Lee Quick March (New Orleans: A.E. Blackmar, 1864)
    • Report of the Committee on Federal Relations, 1852

    • Navy-yards and naval stations--Louisiana--New Orleans.; Coast defenses--United States.
    • 8 p. ; 25 cm.
    • Louisana Legislature, Report of the Committee on Federal Relations (Baton Rouge, 1852)
    • Report of O. Robin, Special Commissioner. 1861

    • Saltpeter.; Military education--Louisiana.; Confederate States of America--Foreign relations--Europe.; Confederate States of America--Foreign relations--France.; Confederate States of America--Politics and government.
    • 8 p. ; 24 cm
    • O. Robin, Report of O. Robin, special commissioner deputed to ascertain where saltpetre could be procured (New Orleans: Bulletin Book and Job Office, 1861)
    • Prospectus of the twelfth annual session of Trinity Female Seminary at Pass Christian, Miss

    • Trinity Female Seminary (Pass Christian, Miss.); Girls' schools--Mississippi--Pass Christian.; Young women--Education--Mississippi--Pass Christian.; Education and state--United States--History--19th century.; Southern States--Intellectual life.
    • [8] p. ; 20 cm.
    • Trinity Female Seminary, Prospectus of the twelfth annual session of Trinity Female Seminary at Pass Christian, Miss. (Pass Christian, 1860)
    • President Jefferson Davis grand march

    • Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889--Songs and music. Confederate States of America--Songs and music. Marches--Confederate States of America.
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    • Flora Byrne, President Jefferson Davis Grand March (New Orleans: P.P. Werlein & Halsey, 1861)
    • Polka de la Nouvelle Orleans

    • Polkas--Louisiana--New Orleans.; New Orleans (La.)--Songs and music.
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    • Louis Moreau Gottschalk, Polka de la Nouvelle Orleans (New Orleans: P. P. Werlein, 1855)
    • Parade polka march

    • Confederate States of America--Songs and music.; Polkas--Confederate States of America.; Marches--Confederate States of America.; Confederate States of America. Army. Washington Artillery Battalion (New Orleans, La.)
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    • Theodore von Lahache, Parade Polka March (New Orleans: L. Grunewald, 1861)
    • P.E. Jennings letter, 1858 August 25

    • Gay, Edward J. (Edward James), 1816-1889.; Free African Americans--Louisiana--Plaquemine.; Slaves--Louisiana--Plaquemine--Social life and customs.
    • Letter written to Edward Gay from Mayor P.E. Jennings that informs him several slaves were found drunk and gambling at the house of a free African-American woman. Jennings also comments that the Plaquemine council has banned all free African...
    • Edward J. Gay and Family Papers, Mss. 1295, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

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