- Occupied New Orleans
1862 to 1865 ORLEANS, Louisiana Economy, Government, Politics
James Jameson was a long way from home. During the Civil War, he was a Union soldier in the Massachusetts Artillery battery stationed in and around New Orleans once it came under Union control. He wrote to his brother and sister about his experiences in the Deep South. In correspondence with William Wardwell, Jameson discussed setting up a business in New Orleans because he saw great...