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 Poche's writing. Hardback book in Very Good-Plus condition. Book is bright, clean, tightly bound, and the pages are fresh and unmarked; front flyleaf tanned around edges. Top page edges with a few small tan spots.
Cover has a touch of wear at corners and spine ends and a scrape on the back. 6 x 9 inches, 352 pages. Description and photo are from our actual book. This item is in the category "Books & Magazines\Books". The seller is "russellbooklady" and is located in this country: US.
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