Authors and their essays that comprise the book are:

 

Jean Baptiste Filhiol and the Founding of the Poste du Ouachita by Ernest Russ Williams

 

The North Louisiana Upland Frontier: The First Three Decades by Philip Cook

 

The Cotton Kingdom: Antebellum Northeast Louisiana by John D. Winters

 

The “Great Raft” of the Red River by Hubert Davis Humphreys

 

Liberté, Fraternité, and Everything but Égalitié: Cane River’s Citoyens de Couleur by Gary Mills

 

Religion and Education in North Louisiana, 1800-1865 by William A. Poe

 

Politics, Parties, and Politicians in Antebellum North Louisiana, 1812-1965 by Morgan Peoples

 

Secession and Civil War in North Louisiana by John D. Winters