Randall Lee Gibson of Louisiana

Randall Lee Gibson of Louisiana

Confederate General and New South Reformer

eBook - 2007
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Randall Lee Gibson of Louisiana offers the first biography of one of Louisiana's most intriguing nineteenth-century politicians and a founder of Tulane University. Gibson (18321892) grew up on his family's sugar plantation in Terrebonne Parish and was educated at Yale University before studying law at the University of Louisiana in New Orleans. He purchased a sugar plantation in Lafourche Parish in 1858 and became heavily involved in the pro-secession faction of the Democratic Party. Elected colonel of the Thirteenth Louisiana Volunteer Regiment at the start of the Civil War, he commanded a b.
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2007.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 320 pages) : portrait.
Additional Contributors: McLaurin, Ann M.


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