Who surrendered the state archives to the Federal Army?

Read about the Life and times of Col. J. M. Sandidge
Who surrendered the state archives to the Federal Army. The author even posted a headstone photograph.

Three books highlight Shreveport’s quirks, mysteries, history

Have you had a chance to read Damon Veach’s column, for Jan. 18th yet? Be sure to catch him online discussing The Battle of Mansfield and the WPA obituary Index, “This collection contained manuscript journals and ledgers of city government dating from 1769, the largest collection of bound New Orleans newspapers in existence.”

About Louisiana Genealogy Admin

I manage several RootsWeb mailing lists and message boards, support Louisiana Cemetery Preservation, am a former Louisiana and Mississippi librarian, have been researching genealogy of my family since 1988, and write and promote several blogs supporting either Louisiana genealogy or Louisiana cemeteries.
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