This editorial cartoon by James Albert Wales shows a northern “carpetbagger” accompanied by Union soldiers. The heavy bag nearly crushes the “Solid South” on which it sits, suggesting the North's determination to destroy the former Confederacy.
|Creator||Wales, James Albert (Artist)|
|Regions||Central Louisiana, Greater New Orleans, Northeast Louisiana, Northwest Louisiana, Southeast Louisiana (Florida Parishes), Southwest Louisiana (Acadiana)|
|Time Periods||Reconstruction Period|
|Repository||Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division|
|Disclaimer||The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities believes this image to be in the public domain and knows of no restrictions on publication.|