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Milliken's Bend: A Civil War Battle in History and Memory
At Milliken's Bend, Louisiana, a Union force composed predominantly of former slaves met their Confederate adversaries in one of the bloodiest small engagements of the war. This important fight received some attention in the North and South but soon drifted into obscurity. In Milliken's Bend, Linda Barnickel uncovers the story of this long-forgotten and highly controversia ...more
Hardcover, 287 pages
Published April 15th 2013 by Louisiana State University Press
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I would really like to give this book 3.5. It was interesting but the book did not deal that much with the battle but rather the racist atmosphere which caused the situation. I was a bit more interested in the military aspects but enjoyed the other scene setting.