THE SECOND LOUISIANA. MAY 27TH, 1863 [Caption title]. George H. Boker.

THE SECOND LOUISIANA. MAY 27TH, 1863 [Caption title]

[Philadelphia: Union League, 1863]. Broadside. 8 7/16 x 5 7/16. Verse printed in two columns. BAL 1199 - Printing C: "This poem by Boker, commemorating the gallant action of The First Regiment of Louisiana Engineers, a Civil War unit composed almost wholly of Negroes, was widely published in handbill form and in books. No clear sequence has been established." This was among the first African American regiments formed. LCP/HSP 1332. Item #64782

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