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Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi

by Lawrence Lee Hewitt

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Published by Louisiana State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Civil war,
  • Port Hudson (La.),
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Siege, 1863,
  • Military - General,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History,
  • 1861-1865, Civil War,
  • Campaigns,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7945574M
    ISBN 10080711961X
    ISBN 109780807119617
    OCLC/WorldCa31399457

    The Port Hudson Campaign, by Edward Cunningham Port Hudson: Confederate Bastion on the Mississippiby Lawrence Lee Hewitt About the photographs: On the cover: After Surrender, Port Hudson, La., c. McPherson & Oliver, ll Dunham Photographic Album (Mss. ), Louisiana. Union Army Units at Port Hudson - (Lawrence L. Hewett's list for the battle of May 27th, from Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi) Union Land Forces at Port Hudson - J (David C. Edmond's list, effective 30 June, , from The Guns of Port Hudson Vol. 2.).

    Federal troops controlled Baton Rouge for most of the war, however, from May until the Confederate surrender in The most noteworthy Civil War battle in the vicinity of East Baton Rouge Parish occurred at Port Hudson, the southernmost Confederate bastion on the Mississippi River. For this reason it was strategically critical to both. Siege of Port Hudson The map shows the Union troops on land and water surrounding Confederate fortifications at Port Hudson, La., on the Mississippi River, approximately 25 miles north of Baton Rouge. The Union XIX Corps under Gen. Banks had its first engagement May 26th on the Bayou Sara Road, and laid siege to the fort on May 27th.

    Without its upriver counterpart, Port Hudson, the last Confederate bastion on the Mississippi River, lacked strategic significance and the garrison surrendered on July 9, Today, the Port Hudson State Commemorative Area encompasses acres of the northern portion of the battlefield, and has three observation towers, six miles of trails. The book contains an extensive roster of every member of this little known Confederate Artillery company. In stock. Gallant Creoles quantity. Add to cart. Category: Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi $ Add to cart Details.


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Port Hudson Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi is the story of an obscure, but large, Civil War battle and siege of the Confederate garrison, at Port Hudson, Louisiana.

This detachment was positioned at a critical location along the Father of Waters to keep Union commerce from flowing from the Mid-West to the port of New Orleans and thence Cited by: 2. In Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi, Lawrence Hewitt Located just north of Baton Rouge, the village was the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River and the site of the longest genuine siege in American military history/5.

Port Hudson Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi is the story of an obscure, but large, Civil War battle and siege of the Confederate garrison, at Port Hudson, Louisiana.

This detachment was positioned at a critical location along the Father of Waters to keep Union commerce from flowing from the Mid-West to the port of New Orleans and thence /5. Get this from a library. Port Hudson, Confederate bastion on the Mississippi.

[Lawrence L Hewitt; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)] -- Although evidence of the site has nearly vanished, Port Hudson, Louisiana, holds a distinct place in Civil War history.

Located just north of Baton Rouge, the village was the last Confederate. In Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi, Lawrence Hewitt offers a compelling account of the Confederate occupation of Port Hudson in August,and the Union’s efforts to capture the stronghold, culminating in a final unsuccessful assault in May, Throughout his study, Hewitt offers a colorful narrative account of daily.

Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi: : Hewitt, Lawrence Lee: Libros en idiomas extranjeros/5(3). Port Hudson was the Confederacy Bastion on the Mississippi River just below the mouth of the Red River.

The siege of Port Hudson lasted 48 days the longest in American military history even though the Confederates were vastly outnumbered. Three days after learning that Vicksburg / TripAdvisor reviews. In cooperation with Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant’s final offensive against Vicksburg, Maj.

Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks’s army moved against the Confederate stronghold at Port Hudson on the Mississippi River. Like Vicksburg, Port Hudson was located atop high bluffs at the river bank that commanded the river.

On May 11th, Banks learned that some Confederates had been moved from Port Hudson to. His publications include Port Hudson: Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi. Arthur W. Bergeron Jr. is a reference historian with the United States Army Military History Institute and a past president of the Louisiana Historical Association.

Among his earlier books are Confederate Mobile and A Thrilling Narrative: The Memoir of a Southern 5/5(1). Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi by Lawrence Lee Hewitt ().

Hewitt's book is another slim volume, but it exhibits some of the campaign literature's best scholarship. The author made the decision to not cover the siege aspect at any length, but what it.

Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi by Lawrence L. Hewitt. Louisiana State University Press, Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

This book follows the 22nd Maine Regiment from their formation through their part in General Nathaniel Banks' campaign in Louisiana and their return home for mustering out. Among other duties, the regiment took part in the fighting at Irish Bend and in the two ill-considered attacks at the Confederate bastion of Port Hudson.

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In Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi, Lawrence Hewitt offers a compelling account of the Confederate occupation of Port Hudson in August,and the Union’s efforts to capture the stronghold, culminating in a final unsuccessful assault in May, Port Hudson Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi by Lawrence Lee Hewitt.

Louisiana Paperback edition, Illustrations - Figures and Maps. "All people interested in the Civil War in Louisiana and the bitter struggle for control of the mighty Mississippi River should read this book.". Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi by Lawrence L. Hewitt. Louisiana State University Press, Hardcover.

Good. Disclaimer:Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. He has authored Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi and coedited four volumes of essays under the collective title of Confederate Generals in the Western Theater and three volumes of essays under the collective title of Confederate Generals in the Trans-Mississippi Theater.

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Free shipping for many products!. Looking for books by Lawrence Lee Hewitt? See all books authored by Lawrence Lee Hewitt, including Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi, and The Confederate High Command and Related Topics: The Deep Delta Civil War Symposium, and more on   Port Hudson’s survival was inextricably woven with the Mississippi bastion, and Gardner decided that the time for his own capitulation had arrived.

He and his brave little band of defenders had performed incredible strategic and tactical feats in the face of overwhelming odds, inflicting 4, casualties at a cost of only of their own.Confederate Army Units at Port Hudson - Ma (Lawrence L.

Hewett's list from: Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi) Confederate Army Units at Port Hudson - (Lawrence L. Hewett's list from: Port Hudson, Confederate Bastion on the Mississippi).