The Journal of Julia LeGrand [Le Grand]: New Orleans 1862-1865 Civil War ~ daily account of life and society in wartime New Orleans


Title: The Journal of Julia LeGrand [Le Grand]: New Orleans 1862-1865

Author: Julia LeGrand / Edited by Kate Mason Rowland and Mrs. Morris L. Croxall [Agnes Croxall]

Description: Boards in pale-gray cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Light toning to spine. Interior is clean and unmarked. 13 illustrated plates (all portraits), each with tissue guard. 318 pages.

A unique account of daily life and society in wartime New Orleans, both before and after Federal occupation.

Julia Ellen LeGrand (1830-1881), though born in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, moved to Louisiana with her family when she was very young. Not long after the war, she married Adolph Waitz and relocated in Galveston, Texas. The journal was edited by two close members of her family.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Everett Waddey Co.
Place: Richmond [Virginia]
Year: 1911

Keywords: Louisiana, New Orleans, Civil War, memoir, history, society,

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