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 Posted: Mon May 7th, 2007 07:26 pm
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susansweet wrote: Don't laugh but one of my favorite battlefields is War of 1812 Chalmette Battle of New Oreleans.  By the time I saw the film, I was the only one watching it, and then went out to drive around the field I was the only one there.  So I put Johnny Horton in the CD player and drove around .  I just kept pushing replay and drove around stopping and looking .  No wonder Jackson and Lafitte won.  They had the barracades .  The British were marching across a flat field.


I've been there. The only reason I knew about it was because it was in one of my Civil War travel books. They pointed out the Beauregard House because of it's ties to P.G.T. Beauregard and had some pictures of the monument, the house, and the battlefield. It was more or less a side trip, but I'm glad I made it there. This was in 2000. Not sure what it looks like now.

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