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Union soldiers in New Orleans after the war by fstroupe
Did Union soldiers remain in New Orleans as part of the police force? Federal troops remained in New Orleans until ordered to leave by President Hayes in April 1877, 12 years after the end of the war. As far as if an individual soldier would have remained in NOLA from the time that Spoons Butler was there (he was recalled on Jan 8, 1865) until 1877 is doubtful, but I have no idea of when the ...

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