150 years later

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Re: 150 years later

Postby eynon81 » Fri Apr 17, 2015 3:26 pm

Professor wrote:Yeah, I know that there is a CW battlefield here in NO. But it gets no attention. We pay much more attention to the War of 1812, in fact (Battle of New Orleans, Andrew Jackson, etc.). You never hear anything about the Union capture of New Orleans. Like, never.



because it went something like this:

Union Navy, "we're here and we brought disposable income!"

New Orleans, "well come right in"
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Re: 150 years later

Postby John Galt » Fri Apr 17, 2015 3:30 pm

Professor wrote:Yeah, I know that there is a CW battlefield here in NO. But it gets no attention. We pay much more attention to the War of 1812, in fact (Battle of New Orleans, Andrew Jackson, etc.). You never hear anything about the Union capture of New Orleans. Like, never.


in 1812 louisianans were victorious :-)
Americans learn only from catastrophe and not from experience. -- Theodore Roosevelt
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Re: 150 years later

Postby eynon81 » Fri Apr 17, 2015 5:21 pm

almost forgot...the South also invented music.
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