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!

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STANLEY: Grand Army of Labor (2021)

Grand Army of Labor: Workers, Veterans, and the Meaning of the Civil War by Matthew E. Stanley. University of Illinois Press, 2021. Paper, ISBN: 978-0252043741. $30.00. The memory and meaning of…