Crescent City Soldiers: Military Monuments of New Orleans

By Kevin J. Bozant

Travel | Paperback


In Crescent City Soldiers, author Kevin J. Bozant surveys over 125 military monuments, memorials and markers located throughout the greater New Orleans area. This 156-page volume is generously illustrated with 200 photographs and includes the Central Business District, Chalmette, Vieux Carré, Lakeview, Metairie, Ninth Ward, Mid-City, Faubourg Tremé and the entire Uptown District. The beautiful neighborhood parks, neutral grounds and historic cemeteries of New Orleans reveal an impressive collection of enduring tributes to local, national and international military heroes honoring their service and courage in the name of peace and liberty. Each monument is accompanied by brief, informative text describing its meaning and military significance. In addition, neighborhood and street addresses are provided which can be easily located via your smart phone map application. You will also find information on military museums, forts and various insignia of veterans organizations such as the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Grand Army of the Republic, Daughters of the American Revolution, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Sons of the American Revolution as well as the United States Daughters 1776-1812. This book includes some of the earliest memorials honoring soldiers who served during the American Revolution up to the recent unveiling of the Louisiana Submariners Memorial. An informative index organizes the various monuments and memorials into a chronological list of engagements beginning with the Revolutionary War and leading up to recent actions in the Middle East. Join with me on this patriotic excursion exploring our military monuments and memorials which pay silent testimony to the valiant men and women who so courageously defended our nation.


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In Crescent City Soldiers, author Kevin J. Bozant surveys over 125 military monuments, memorials and markers located throughout the greater New Orleans area. This 156-page volume is generously illustrated with 200 photographs and includes the Central Business District, Chalmette, Vieux Carré, Lakeview, Metairie, Ninth Ward, Mid-City, Faubourg Tremé and the entire Uptown District. The beautiful neighborhood parks, neutral grounds and historic cemeteries of New Orleans reveal an impressive collection of enduring tributes to local, national and international military heroes honoring their service and courage in the name of peace and liberty. Each monument is accompanied by brief, informative text describing its meaning and military significance. In addition, neighborhood and street addres...


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Kevin J. Bozant was born in the Upper 9th Ward of New Orleans in the 1950s – as luck would have it – just a few blocks from Huerstel’s Bar and Little Pete’s Seafood Restaurant. He is a life-long resident of the city. Kevin has walked, photographed and eaten his way through over a hundred unique neighborhoods in New Orleans. He is also a cemetery enthusiast, constantly exploring and documenting the cryptic symbols and haunting architecture of the "Cities of the Dead." Kevin is a local author, photographer and digital graphic designer for his publishing company, Po-Boy Press – New Orleans. He is working on his seventh book about the city.


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Kevin J. Bozant was born in the Upper 9th Ward of New Orleans in the 1950s – as luck would have it – just a few blocks from Huerstel’s Bar and Little Pete’s Seafood Restaurant. He is a life-long resident of the city. Kevin has walked, photographed and eaten his way through over a hundred unique neighborhoods in New Orleans. He is also a cemetery enthusiast, constantly exploring and documentin...


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