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Omaha Beach ~ Normandy ~ France ~ Remains of a Higgins Boat on Omaha Beach. These were made of wood from a factory in New Orleans!

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British attack on the American fortified ' Jackson' line at the Battle of New Orleans and shows members of the 85th LI, 43rd LI, 93rd Highlanders by Don Troiani

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Of all the units that took the field at the First Battle of Manassas in July 1861, none exceeded the flair and intensity of the 1st Louisiana Special Battalion, ‘Wheat’s Tigers.’ Raised from the dregs of New Orleans, the Tigers, who were primarily Irish immigrant dockworkers, were as tough and resolute as their combative commander, Major Roberdeau Wheat.

General Andrew Jackson was general during the War of 1812.

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Saints release starting kicker Kai Forbath = All summer veteran kicker Kai Forbath was in a battle with Connor Barth for the Saints starting kicker job and it seemed like he had won the battle when New Orleans let go of Barth. But apparently that wasn’t his only.....

Council of war near Massaponax Church, VA. General Grant is looking over General Meade's shoulder at a map Meade holds. May 21, 1864.

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