ACH149: Capt. Andre Cailloux was a black free man and a hero of the Civil War. Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us how this Catholic family man joined the Union Army as one of its first black officers and became a hero that inspired generations with his patriotism and bravery.
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Links for this episode:
- Civil War Heroes: Andre Cailloux & Claude Paschal Maistre
- The Case for Posthumously Awarding André Cailloux The Congressional Medal of Honor – The Journal of the Civil War Era
- André Cailloux – From The Encyclopedia Of African American History
- A Patriot, a Priest and a Prelate: Black Catholic Activism in Civil War New Orleans
- The Funeral of André Cailloux: Fallen Captain of the Louisiana Native Guards, Buried July 29, 1863
- How a Black Civil War Hero’s funeral paved the way for second lines < Very Local
- French Creoles | Andre Cailloux
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