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Author Pierson, Michael D.

Title Mutiny at Fort Jackson : the untold story of the fall of New Orleans / Michael D. Pierson
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 250 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Civil War America
Civil War America (Series)
Contents Introduction: Massacre on the Levee -- Fort Jackson and the Defense of New Orleans -- Confederate New Orleans, February 1861 to May 1862 -- Cannoneers, Regulars, and Jagers: Inside Fort Jackson before the Mutiny -- The Mutiny at Fort Jackson and the Collapse of Confederate Authority -- The many fates of the Fort Jackson Garrison -- Benjamin F. Butler and Unionist New Orleans -- Epilogue: Why the Mutiny at Fort Jackson Matters
Summary In a period characterized by expanding markets, national consolidation, and social upheaval, print culture picked up momentum as the nineteenth century turned into the twentieth. Books, magazines, and newspapers were produced more quickly and more cheaply, reaching ever-increasing numbers of readers. Volume 4 of A History of the Book in America traces the complex, even contradictory consequences of these changes in the production, circulation, and use of print
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-246) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Confederate States of America. Army -- History.
Mutiny -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century.
Soldiers -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Unionists (United States Civil War) -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Fort Jackson (La.) -- History.
New Orleans (La.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
New Orleans (La.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, German American.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Irish American.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0807887021 (electronic bk.)
1469606186 (electronic bk.)
9780807887028 (electronic bk.)
9781469606187 (electronic bk.)