Civil War Louisiana (CWLA)

Civil War Louisiana (CWLA)
CWLA seeks to provide an online resource of any and all material of the Civil War relating to Louisiana with a special interest in the war in Acadiana in southwest Louisiana.

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Friday, February 11, 2011

George Williamson's Speech

Civil War Causes has the speech of George Williamson of Louisiana made to Texas' Secession Convention on this day (February 11, 1861). Williamson's goal was to encourage Texas' decision to secede to to join a southern confederacy. Click on the second link provided to read Williamson's augmentative speech.

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Coppens' Zouave Battalion

Coppens' Zouave Battalion
Lt. Colonel George Coppens (seated) and brother, Captain Marie Alfred Coppens.Image sold at auction on Cowan Auctions, for $14,375