ISBN-13: 9781449913915 / Angielski / Miękka / 2013 / 158 str.
In Crescent City Soldiers, author Kevin J. Bozant surveys over 125 military monuments, memorials, and markers located throughout the greater New Orleans area. This 156-page volume is generously illustrated with 200 photographs and includes the Central Business District, Lakeview Chalmette, Vieux Carre, Metairie, Ninth Ward, Mid-City, Faubourg Treme, and the entire Uptown District. The neighborhood parks, neutral grounds, and historic cemeteries of New Orleans reveal an impressive collection of enduring tributes to local, national, and international military heroes honoring their service and courage in the name of peace and liberty. Each monument is accompanied by brief, informative text describing its meaning and military significance. In addition, neighborhood and street addresses are provided which can be easily located via your smart phone map application. You will also find information on military museums, forts, and various insignia of veterans organizations such as the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Grand Army of the Republic, Daughters of the American Revolution, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Sons of the American Revolution, as well as the United States Daughters 1776-1812. This book includes some of the earliest memorials honoring soldiers who served during the American Revolution up to the recent unveiling of the Louisiana Submariner Memorial. An informative index organizes the various monuments and memorials into a chronological list of engagements beginning with the Revolutionary War and leading up to recent actions in the Middle East. Join this patriotic excursion exploring our military monuments and memorials which pay silent testimony to the valiant men and women who so courageously defended our nation."