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Religious Architecture in Louisiana

By: N/A

Price: $19.96

Publisher: MISC:

Seller ID: 119776


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The Men that Built Fort Claiborne in Natchitoches, Louisiana: Captain Edward D. Turner’s Company of the 2nd Regiment of the United States Army

By: Annette Carpenter Womack

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W0815


These muster rolls and payroll records have been transcribed from photocopies of exceptionally clear original documents found in the National Archives. The author has even included facsimiles of those documents to accompany her transcriptions. Information includes names, date joined, re-joined or discharged; promoted or demoted; fit for duty, sick or dead (with date of death); and place of duty if on detachment, with whom and where. The musters took place in encampments ... View more info

Historical Atlas of Louisiana

By: Charles R. Goins, John Michael Caldwell

Price: $65.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1995

Seller ID: 125893


The state of Louisiana brings special images to mind: Mardi Gras, the French Quarter, plantations, Cajuns, Huey Long, moss-laden live oaks, and water. This comprehensive, up-to-date atlas, with dozens of maps in color, summarizes the geography, history, and economics of Louisiana’s uniquely Southern milieu, from ancient days to the present. View more info

The First Families of Louisiana: An Index

By: Donna Rachal Mills

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: M0007


An every name and place index to Glen R. Conrad’s The First Families of Louisiana. Names and places are presented exactly as they are found in Glen Conrad’s two volume series of 1970. View more info

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Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

By: Donna Rachal Mills

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: M4896


Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana is an important chapter pulled from the original Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Northwest Louisiana, originally published in 1890. Donna Rachel Mills has added an every name index that includes the places and firms discussed in both the historical narrative and the biographical sketches. The quantity, nature, and content of its data offer a marvelous research tool. View more info

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History of Louisiana, From its First Discovery and Settlement to the Present Time

By: E. Bunner

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: B2275


Packed into a modest-sized volume, this broad history nevertheless ranges far over Louisiana’s past. The author covers the early exploratory expeditions of men such as Joliet and Marquette, LaSalle, and Iberville as well as the French settlements in Canada and Florida, relations and wars with the Natchez and Chickasaw Indians, the arrival of statehood, the War of 1812, and the Code Noir, or Black Code, used to regulate local African Americans. A scarce book, with an in... View more info

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Natchitoches Church Marriages, 1818-1850: Translated Abstracts from the Registers of St. Francios des Natchitoches Louisiana

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: M0924


Entries include bride and parents, groom and parents, date of ceremony, witnesses present, and ethnicity of spouses. View more info

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Natchitoches: Translated Abstracts of Register Number Five of the Catholic Church Parish of St. Francois des Natchitoches in Louisiana: 1800-1826

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills

Price: $41.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: M0925


The first quarter of the nineteenth century was, assuredly, the most turbulent era in the history of Natchitoches. Within the first three years of that century, the Louisiana colony passed from Spanish to French to American control; but the frontier that Natchitoches embraced was doomed to suffer from political instability for decades to come as the new American regime fought a diplomatic battle with neighboring Spanish Texas over the boundary that should lie between the... View more info

Tales of Old Natchitoches

By: Elizabeth Shown Mills & Gary B. Mills

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: M0002


This is the poignant story of the “unsung heroes” of this frontier: the humble soldier and slave, hunter and farmer, priest and peasant--and the rare noblesse--who lived and loved and warred along the winding banks of the fabled Red River. View more info

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Laws, Customs and Rights: Charles Hatfield and His Family, A Louisiana History

By: Evelyn L. Wilson

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: W0942


Laws, Customs and Rights tells a story of Charles Hatfield, Jr., his family, and the segregation laws he sought to change. The story begins with Hatfield's maternal great-grandfather, George Douse, a free mulatto, who settled in West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, in the early 1820s. It includes Thomas and Mary Purnell, one white and one black, who raised children and grew old together, though they could not marry because of their race. Their daughter, Ann Maria Purnell, m... View more info

Some Slaveholders and Their Slaves, Union Parish, Louisiana, 1839-1865

By: Harry F. Dill and William Simpson

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: D0617


This book is organized into three general sections. The first is an abstract from the 1860 census listing the slaveholders; the second has abstracts of estate and other records concerning slaves; and third and largest section has abstracts of slave conveyances or deeds. View more info

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Charting Louisiana: Five Hundred Years of Maps

By: Lemmon, Alfred E., John T. Magill, and Jason R. Wiese, editors . John R. He bert, Consulting Editor

Price: $95.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press / Historic New Orleans Collection: 2003

Seller ID: 860470


To celebrate the bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase, The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) has pursued the ambitious goal of publishing an atlas that depicts Louisiana's history through maps. The result of those efforts is Charting Louisiana. This book, THNOC's bicentennial gift to the public, offers a rich selection of historic and contemporary maps from various sources that collectively illustrate the region's diverse history, from its multinational colonial ... View more info

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Louisiana 1860 Agricultural Census: Volume 2

By: Linda L. Green

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: G0861


This census names only the head of the household. Often times when an individual was missed on the regular U.S. Census, he would appear on the agricultural census. These records yield unique information about how people lived. The original census listed 46 columns of information, six of which are transcribed here. They are: Name of the owner, improved acreage, unimproved acreage, cash value of the farm, value of farm implements and machinery, and value of livestock. A su... View more info

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Abstract of Account Information of Freedman’s Savings and Trust, New Orleans, Louisiana 1866-1869

By: Linell H. Hardy

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: H1137


The information herein has been abstracted from National Archives microfilm copies of the account records of the Freeman's Savings and Trust Branch of New Orleans. The Freedman's Savings and Trust catered to the African American population of the Reconstruction-Era South, and many of its depositors were former slaves. Data pertaining to plantations and former owners can be found in many records, as well as the names of spouses and family members, age, place of birth, res... View more info

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Bartholomew’s Song

By: Rebecca DeArmond-Huskey

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: D1937


Come visit an enchanting place too long overlooked in American History, where steamboats battled difficult waters to bring life to the banks of the Arkansas and Louisiana waterway known as Bayou Bartholomew. Artfully written, this narrative flows like the landscape it describes, brimming with facts, details and family names so valuable to historians and genealogists. Beginning with the first inhabitants and a brief description of the archeological remains they left behin... View more info

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Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Louisiana

By: Stewart Sifakis

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc:

Seller ID: S0698


This work is intended to be the companion set to Frederick H. Dyer's Compendium of the War of the Rebellion for the Confederacy. Civil War historians and genealogists with ties to Louisiana will want to own this volume that details the activities of Louisiana's units in the Confederacy. Chapters are included for artillery, cavalry and infantry units that are broken down by size: battalions, batteries, companies and regiments, as well as any other special designations suc... View more info