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The Capture of New Orleans,1862

by Hearn, Chester G.
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Retail Price: $21.95
Issue: Summer 2005
ISBN: 0807130702

Originally published in 1995, Hearn's book contends that understanding the fall of New Orleans takes more than a technical assessment of naval operations. Being that the South's largest and most prosperous city fell so early in the war, studying the capture of New Orleans requires attention to the attitudes and actions of leaders from both sides.

review of The Capture of New Orleans,1862, by Hearn, Chester G., Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2005).