By Dennis J. Dufrene

while Louisiana seceded from the Union on January 26, 1861, not anyone doubted conflict to manage the Mississippi River was once coming near near. through the battle, the Federals driven their means up the river. each port and town appeared to fall opposed to the strength of the Union army. �The capital was once compelled to retreat from Baton Rouge to Shreveport. the various smaller cities, like Bayou Sara and Donaldsonville, have been approximately shelled thoroughly off the map. It used to be no longer until eventually the Union reached Port Hudson that the Confederates had a battling probability to maintain keep watch over of the amazing Mississippi. �They fought hard and long, undersupplied and undermanned, yet finally the Union prevailed. With curiosity within the Civil struggle at an all-time excessive, please examine a evaluation or a function tale with Dennis J. Dufrene.

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