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    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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. ...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • J.D.B. De Bow letter, 1862 June 22

    • Gayarré, Charles, 1805-1895.; Lovell, Mansfield, 1822-1884.; Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant), 1818-1893.; Fugitive slaves--Confederate States of America.; New Orleans (La.)--History--Capture, 1862.; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • Letter from J.D.B. DeBow, Charleston, S.C., to Charles Gayarré blames Mansfield Lovell for the fall of New Orleans and discusses civilian attitudes toward the war in Richmond and Charleston, the desertion of slaves along the coast, foreign aid,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Letter, J. K. Duncan, New Orleans, La., to "Sir"

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns & battles; Generals--American--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate
    • Johnson Kelly Duncan graduated from West Point in 1849. Born in Pennsylvania (1827 March 19), his army service included stations in Florida and in the Pacific Northwest, where he helped explore a railroad route. He resigned in 1855 to become...
    • 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. ...
    • Republic of Louisiana Letter

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Cotton Industry; St. Charles Hotel (New Orleans, La.); Women--Louisiana--New Orleans; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War,...
    • In four closely written pages, an unidentified matron of New Orleans writes this incomplete letter to her father describing life in the newly created Republic of Louisiana. Caution pervades every aspect of trade; people are collecting debts and...
    • Letter, J. K. Duncan, Fort Jackson, La., to "Captain" [J. K. Mitchell]

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns & battles; Generals--American--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Confederate; Mitchell, John K.--Correspondence
    • Johnson Kelly Duncan graduated from West Point in 1849. Born in Pennsylvania (1827 March 19), his army service included stations in Florida and in the Pacific Northwest, where he helped explore a railroad route. He resigned in 1855 to become...

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