Slowing Down Secession Louisianans feared commercial consequencesIn the late 1850s, with the exception of a few outspoken politicians, Louisianans were by and large Unionists, keenly aware of their economic dependence on the North. On the eve of secession in Louisiana, many citizens fe....
Wood, Leah W.
"CIVIL WAR TREASURES: Slowing Down Secession: Louisianans Feared Commercial Consequences,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 12
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol12/iss2/2