Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Civil War, The Battle of Baton Rouge 1862, Confederacy For Sale

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Civil War, The Battle of Baton Rouge 1862, Confederacy


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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Civil War, The Battle of Baton Rouge 1862, Confederacy


Hardcover. Condition: LIKE NEW! 1st Edition. Battle of Baton Rouge 1862. By William A. Spedale. Published by Land And Land, 1985. Baton Rouge, LA. ISBN # 0-935545-00-X . 9.5 x 6.25 inches glossy red cloth hardcover with gilt title lettering - no major issues.Binding tight, no writing, some expected very slight shelf wear, overall in excellent shape, comes from a non-smoking home!


64 Pages. Photos, Illustrations. Portraits, Maps. Author, Spedale provides a concise review of the Union capture of Baton Rouge in 1862, during the Civil War including the Confederate counterattack, and the aftermath. The battle is seen as more of a brief engagement than a massive battle. Nonetheless, battle between Union and CSA troops resulted in Baton Rouge being left in ruins and deserted, with sides pulling back to to re-group.


A major surprise in this book, is the prolific number of pictures & illustrations that are contained throughout the book, including both sketches and actual photographs from the 1800s and more recent photographs of the sites as they are today, along with artifacts discovered over the years during architectural digs.



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