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Re: 150 years later

PostPosted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 3:26 pm
by eynon81
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"

Re: 150 years later

PostPosted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 3:30 pm
by John Galt
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 :-)

Re: 150 years later

PostPosted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 5:21 pm
by eynon81
almost forgot...the South also invented music.