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My Passage at the New Orleans Tribune: A Memoir of the Civil War Era

by Houzeau, Jean-Charles
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Retail Price: $15.95
Issue: Summer 2001
ISBN: 0807126896

A Belgian naturalist and political activist, Jean-Charles Houzeau came to New Orleans in 1857. In this memoir, to which David C. Rankin has contributed a substantial introduction, Houzeau recalls his editorship between 1864-68 of the New Orleans Tribune, a black daily that published in English and French. Houzeau describes the infamous July 1866 riot, and analyzes Louisiana?s black Creole elite and the failure of Reconstruction in Louisiana.

review of My Passage at the New Orleans Tribune: A Memoir of the Civil War Era, by Houzeau, Jean-Charles, Civil War Book Review, (Summer 2001).