Editors. "Confederates surrender Fort Hudson to Unionists". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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In the course of the American Civil War, the Confederates surrender Fort Hudson, Missouri, to the Unionists. This territorial surrender effectively cuts off Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana from the rest of the Confederacy.