A Black Patriot and a White Priest: André Cailloux and Claude Paschal Maistre in Civil War New Orleans by Stephen J. Ochs





André Cailloux's funeral procession (July 29, 1863) as sketched by a member of the Louisiana Native Guards. The Reverend Claude Paschal Maistre, suspended pastor of St. Rose of Lima Parish, officiated at the ceremonies in defiance of the archbishop of New Orleans. (Harper's Weekly, August 29, 1863)

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The Book                                                                The Patriot                                                                        




The Priest                                         New Orleans of Cailloux and Maistre




Link to Roster of Order Company of the Louisiana Native Guards (Confederate)


Link to Roster of Company E, 1st Regiment of Louisiana Native Guards (Union)


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