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, January 21, 2011

Why Louisiana Supported Secession

Charles P. Roland wrote a great article tracking the reasons as to WHY Louisiana went from a strong supporter of the Compromise of 1850 to supporting secession in January of 1861. I strongly urge all to read. Please click on the link below.

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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