The third and final part of our blog’s coverage of the bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans has been delayed.
We will be posting it before noon today (Friday, January 9, 2015) 16 more words
Enter the Pirate.
U.S. Major General Andrew Jackson is scrambling to find the men, weapons, ships and supplies to defend New Orleans from a pending British invasion — that may outnumber his 1,500 troops 10-to-1 — when he encounters the pirate Jean Lafitte and his brother, Pierre, on a New Orleans street corner in early December. 481 more words