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    • The Battle of St. Paul's : fought in New Orleans, Sunday, October 12, 1862 / sung by a Louisiana...

    • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Poetry--Confederate; Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women; Women--Confederate States of America--History; Martial law--Louisiana; St....
    • Song lyrics which narrate the event which interrupted St. Paul Church's Sunday services of Oct. 12, 1862. Major George Strong attended the service and announced mid-way that the minister had defied General Benjamin Butler's order that prayers...
    • 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...
    • The Battle of the fair; February 20, 1863

    • Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss, 1816-1894; Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Women; Women--Confederate States of America--History; Martial law--Louisiana
    • "Written for the benefit of the Orphans' Asylum." Prose work describing an incident involving the Confederate women of New Orleans and their Union occupiers, known also as the "Battle of the Handkerchiefs." In February of 1863, General Nathaniel...
    • 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...
    • Letter, F. S. Twitchell to "Bill"

    • Weitzel, Godfrey, 1835-1884; Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives, Union; Women soldiers--United States--History--19th century; United States--History--Civil War,...
    • In this long letter, Twitchell describes his participation in the expedition led by General Weitzel to subdue the Lafourche district, an important source of soldiers and supplies for the Confederacy. Twitchell tells of the occupation and looting...
    • Bank of Commerce $1 bill

    • Paper money--United States; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Women on bank notes; Sailing ships
    • Civil War-era Bank of Commerce $1 bill. Bill features a ship with large sails and two women. The bill was issued in New Orleans, 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...
    • State of Louisiana $50 bill

    • Paper money--Confederate States of America; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Women on bank notes
    • Bill features a portrait of a man and a woman.
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Infamous! : vide Lord Palmerston's speech

    • Women--Louisiana--New Orleans; Broadsides; New Orleans (La.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Louisiana--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Prostitution
    • Contains General orders no. 28, by command of Maj.-Gen. Benjamin Butler, Head-quarters, Dep't of the Gulf, New Orleans, May 15, 1862. This order is commonly called the "Woman's Order." In 1862 General Butler issued the infamous "Woman's Order" in...

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