New Orleans (La) -- History -- Capture, 1862
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists of Charles L. Harrod's journal that contains copies of letters as well as an account of Christ Church in New Orleans when it was taken over by General Benjamin Butler's military authority in October 1862.
This scrapbook contains clippings from the New Orleans Daily Crescent and the Daily Picayune relating to the Civil War. There are several poems and the scrapbook is made out of an 1851 ledger. On eight of the pages, the clippings have become unmounted, revealing handwritten account notes dated 1851. Among the subjects mentioned are Yankee raids in Tensas Parish, the funeral of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Didier Dreux, occupation of New Orleans, and the Battle of Manassas.