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The night the war was lost

Author: Charles L Dufour; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, ©1960.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Describes how Flag Officer Farragut on April 24, 1862, took his Union gunboats up the Mississippi, captured New Orleans, and shut off much of the Confederacy's supplies from abroad and from the west.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dufour, Charles L.
Night the war was lost.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday, 1960
(OCoLC)562429787
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles L Dufour; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
OCLC Number: 1385000
Description: 427 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Louisiana leaves the Union --
New Orleans girds for war --
The guns of Sumter --
Apathy mans the ramparts --
The blockade begins to pinch --
Alias the "Turtle" --
Enter General Lovell --
The Tifts build a warship --
New Orleans awaits invasion --
The ambitious Lieutenant Porter --
A plan : but whose? --
Outfitting the fleet --
New Orleans becomes jittery --
Farragut enters the river --
If there had been radio --
The "Bummers" open up --
The hour of decision --
Farragut runs the gantlet --
Panic in the streets --
By the power of brutal force --
The end of Confederate New Orleans.
Responsibility: Charles L. Dufour.

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Describes how Flag Officer Farragut on April 24, 1862, took his Union gunboats up the Mississippi, captured New Orleans, and shut off much of the Confederacy's supplies from abroad and from the west.

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