Civil War, Confederate Louisiana, Diary Felix Pierre Poche, Mansfield, Florida P
A Louisiana Confederate, Diary of Felix Pierre Poche. Translated from the French by Eugenie Watson Somdal. Louisiana Studies Institute, Northwestern State Univ. Poche was a young lawyer from Thibodeaux, in Lafourche Parish. He kept detailed diaries of his military service to the Confederacy. The first little books he wrote in English and the later ones in French, which were translated by his granddaughter, Mrs. Poche served as a volunteer, and was thus able to travel during periods of inactivity. His diaries thus give an unusually broad picture of Louisiana during the War. At one time he fought with the partisan companies that continued to operate in the Florida Parishes, and he is one of the few sources for warfare in this region. The Editor has provided very extensive notes 93 pages in small print! That enlarge every aspect of Poches writing. Hardback book in nearly Like New condition. Book is bright, clean, tightly bound, and the pages are fresh and unmarked; small sticker with typed numbers inside front cover. Cover is glossy with a touch of wear at corners and.
6 x 9 inches, 352 pages. Our picture and description are from our actual book. Please contact me if you have any questions or comments prior to leaving feedback. The item "Civil War, Confederate Louisiana, Diary Felix Pierre Poche, Mansfield, Florida P" is in sale since Tuesday, December 05, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Nonfiction".
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- Subject: History
- Topic: US: State & Local
- Publication Year: 1972
- Language: English
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Format: Hardcover