The Surrender of New Orleans Part 2: The Machines and Technology

As you know, today—April 25th—marks the 150th anniversary of the fall of New Orleans. Part 2 of our tribute to the surrender of the Crescent City is located on the Civil War Navy Sesquicentennial with “Facing the Forts: The West Gulf Blockading Squadron.” We hope you enjoy!

Image Credit: Library of Congress

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WERT: Civil War Barons (2018)

Civil War Barons: The Tycoons, Entrepreneurs, Inventors and Visionaries Who Forged Victory and Shaped a Nation by Jeffry D. Wert. DaCapo, 2018. Cloth, ISBN: 978-0306825125. $30.00. Jeffry D. Wert is perhaps best…