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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 79

25. George W. Cable, “New Orleans before the Capture,” Century Magazine (April 1885): 918-22.

Eye-witness account of life in Confederate New Orleans before its surrender to Admiral Farragut in April 1862. The often reproduced pen-and-ink drawing of two Union naval officers followed by a mob on their way to demand the surrender of New Orleans appears on page 921.