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By Albert Gaius Hills,Gary L. Dyson

This booklet comprises the transcribed journals and experiences of a warfare correspondent for the Boston Journal masking the crusade that captured New Orleans in 1862. Hills’ journals start in November 1861 and describe the Union arrangements for the most attack and next circulate up the Mississippi river, the assault on forts Jackson and St. Phillip, and his influence of the captured urban. His observations from Union vessels within the Gulf Squadron as he lined the battle within the Gulf also are incorporated. His articles for the Boston Journal have herein been set close to well timed magazine entries in addition to different notes to assist the reader comprehend the context of what was once occurring within the struggle even as. a story of Hills’ existence utilizing on hand files and kinfolk records is included.

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