Mutiny at Fort Jackson

the untold story of the fall of New Orleans by Michael D. Pierson

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Confederate States of America. -- Army -- History,
  • Mutiny -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 19th century,
  • Soldiers -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Social conditions -- 19th century,
  • Unionists (United States Civil War) -- Louisiana -- New Orleans,
  • Fort Jackson (La.) -- History,
  • New Orleans (La.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • New Orleans (La.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, German American,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Irish American

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMichael D. Pierson.
SeriesCivil War America
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF379.N557 P54 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16819912M
ISBN 109780807832288
LC Control Number2008018132

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Betty White, actress; created memorable characters in TV sitcoms from the s into the 21st century (Life with Elizabeth, Mary Tyler Moore, The Golden Girls, Hot in Cleveland) and was a popular guest on TV game age 88 and a half she became the .   1 BOOK III. Chapter I. THE ANNIVERSARY OF ALMA. Chapter II. HAVELOCK AND NEILL. It stood on the Doab and near to the junction of the Jumna with the Ganges. Its great fort was a strong one, and one well-stored with the munitions of war, but nevertheless at the commencement of the Mutiny, like many other important places in India, it. Fort Jackson (), - Union. USS Fort Jackson, a ton (burden) wooden side-wheel cruiser, was built at New York City in as the civilian steamship U.S. Navy purchased her in July and, after conversion to a warship, placed her in commission as USS Fort Jackson in August of that year. A boiler casualty kept her out of combat service until late in   It should come as no surprise that two of those three units mutinied and walked out of the fort, making it easier for Farragut to come up the river and Butler to bring his occupying army behind the ships. For more reading on this, check out Mutiny at Fort Jackson: The Untold Story of the Fall of New Orleans, by Michael D. Pierson.

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Introduction: Massacre on the Levee Fort Jackson and the Defense of New Orleans Confederate New Orleans, February to May Cannoneers, Regulars, and Jagers: Inside Fort Jackson before the Mutiny The Mutiny at Fort Jackson and the Collapse of Confederate Authority The many fates of the Fort.

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Army's main production center for Basic Combat Training. The installation trains roughly 50 percent of all Soldiers and more than 60 percent of women entering the Army each year. Sincewhen Soldiers were needed for World War I, Fort Jackson has a proud history of supporting our Army in times of conflict.The Fourth Regiment, Corps d'Afrique, stationed at Fort Jackson, was the first organized by me in this department.

The commanding officer, Colonel Charles W. Drew, was commissioned on the 29th of December,thirteen days after I assumed command.

It has been among the best disciplined and the best instructed regiments of this class of troops.The Fort Jackson mutiny marked a critical turning point in the Union’s campaign to regain control of New Orleans, the Confederacy’s largest city and a vital industrial and financial center.

Pierson’s account uses newly uncovered archival sources to determine why the soldiers rebelled, and finds that the mutiny was a political act designed.