Jean Baptiste: Louisiana's Creoles of Color and the Civil War
by Frank Rachal
"Jean Baptiste: Louisiana's Creoles of Color and the Civil War" puts the spotlight on a little-known part of Civil War history. Many free Creoles of color in antebellum Louisiana enjoy wealth derived from a slave-based economy. Some own large plantations and live in fine homes. Hence, at the outbreak of the war, a substantial number support the South. Even so, all remain c...more
Hardcover, 456 pages
Published August 22nd 2006 by iUniverse
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