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New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La, 1815

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Hynes papers

Identifier: LaRC-32
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of correspondence of Andrew Hynes while serving with Tennessee troops in the Battle of New Orleans campaign. The correspondence from Nashville mentions business, political and military affairs. Main correspondents represented in the collection include Willie Blount, Thomas Fletcher and William Hynes. Also included are printed orders, broadsides, roster of officers of the Tennessee army and map of the battlefield of the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812.

Dates: 1814-1951; Other: Majority of material found in 1814-1815

Bowman family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: LaRC-175
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal papers of the Bowman family of Maryland and Louisiana. Included are handwritten and typed correspondence, post cards, Valentines and other greeting cards, telegrams, diaries, legal and financial documents, diplomas, certificates, a map, medical papers, life insurance documents, a 1918 passport of Ruth Green Bowman, French World War I rationing stamps for bread, American Red Cross papers, poetry, sheet music, church programs, calling cards and other items...
Dates: 1815-1972

Centennial of the Battle of New Orleans Celebration Correspondence

Identifier: LaRC-B-353
Scope and Contents

Correspondence received by the Louisiana Historical Society relative to the Battle of New Orleans and its centennial celebration. Contains much genealogical information written by descendants of participants in the battle. Also committee material and poem "Chalmette" relating to the official unveiling of the Battlefield Monument.

Dates: 1914-1915

David B. Morgan papers

Identifier: LaRC-624
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence and military orders of David Banister Morgan (1773-1848), as well as financial and slave records. Morgan was a commander of troops on the west bank of the Mississippi River under Andrew Jackson between 1814 and 1815 during the Battle of New Orleans.

Dates: 1814-1849

David Rees family papers

 Collection — Box 1-2
Identifier: LaRC-165
Scope and Contents This collection consists of personal, military, and business papers of David Rees (1774-1835) as well as other papers relating to his extended family. Included are handwritten family correspondence, plantation journals with information about field crops and plantation accounts, legal and financial documents, cotton industry business papers, a partially printed military certificate for David Rees from Gov. William C. C. Claiborne as well as an 1814 printed circular from Gov. Claiborne, papers...
Dates: 1803-1965

John Monroe to Jefferson Davis telegrams

Identifier: LaRC-M-1109
Scope and Contents

Telegrams from New Orleans Mayor John T. Monroe, and his deputy, Ducote Daponte, to Confederate President Jefferson Davis concerning Admiral Farragut's demands in the surrender of New Orleans. Dispatched in "play by play" fashion, they describe the progress of the Federal forces, the action taken against them, the attitude of the people of New Orleans and, finally, the terms demanded by Farragut.

Dates: 1862

Powell A. Casey papers

Identifier: LaRC-155
Scope and Contents The collection contains research notes and material about the Battle of New Orleans in 1815, including muster rolls, which were used for his Louisiana at the Battle of New Orleans (1965). In addition, the collection also focuses on Powell A. Casey's own experiences in World War II as a colonel in the Washington Artillery. There are research notes and material for the book, Try Us: The Story of the Washington Artillery in World War II (1971). Included in the collection are rosters, shipping...
Dates: 1916-1965

Priestly journals

Identifier: LaRC-760
Scope and Contents The collection consists of three bound volumes of manuscripts and use copies. Two volumes have been attributed to James Priestly; the first is a journal of weather and observations and the second is a volume of notes and observations made while reading. The third volume contains "General Carroll's Expedition to New Orleans and the Occurrence During the Seize and Subsequent to, 1814-1815" and "Battle to Tehopeca an Irregular Ode To Which is prefixed a Short Sketch of the Creek War" by William...
Dates: 1787-1817

Prosper Foy papers

Identifier: LaRC-443
Scope and Contents Prosper Foy (1790-1878) was a white, French-born marble cutter, sculptor, engraver, teacher of architecture, and slaveholder. The collection consists of bills of sale, slave records, poems, correspondence, personal papers, and receipts in two scrapbooks. There are also manuscripts by Prosper Foy of scripts and stage directions for various operas, including "Martha Ou Le Marche de Richmond" and "Les Noces de Figaro" in addition to the manuscript for "Revolution des Colonies espagnoles en...
Dates: 1790-1878

War of 1812 collection

Identifier: LaRC-541
Scope and Contents

The collection is made up of letters, reports, a permit, general orders, morning reports, a newsclipping, lists, and a microfilm and film reel relating to the War of 1812.

Dates: 1813-1965