New Orleans captured

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Historical Context Note

The 1862 capture of New Orleans was a tactically important move for the Union forces. New Orleans was the largest Southern city and a significant provider of Confederate troops as well as a major trade port. The capture of New Orleans also meant the Confederacy lost control of the Mississippi.

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  1. American Civil War