The Civil War and Reconstruction. Union troops captured Confederate New Orleans in May 1862 and occupied the region for the remainder of the Civil War. Afterward, a racially integrated Reconstruction-era government passed a progressive state constitution and sought to establish civil rights for emancipated slaves.
The Civil War in the American West. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1991. ISBN 0-394-56482-0. Kerby, Robert Lee, The Confederate Invasion of New Mexico and Arizona, Westernlore Press, 1958. ISBN 0-87026-055-3; Masich, Andrew E. The Civil War in Arizona; the Story of the California Volunteers, 1861–65. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2006.
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This database indexes 82,467 names of New Jersey men who served during the United States Civil War. Entries link to an electronic version of Adjutant General William S. Stryker's two-volume Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in the Civil War, 1861-1865, which was originally published by the State of New Jersey in 1876.
The post of Mayor of the City of New Orleans (French: Maire de La Nouvelle-Orléans) has been held by the following individuals since New Orleans came under American administration following the Louisiana Purchase — the acquisition by the U.S. of 828,800 square miles (2,147,000 km 2) of the French province La Louisiane in 1803.