39028Re: 1812 Naval operations off Ship Island MS
- Jan 14, 2009Scott
USS CON 1812 MG
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, Scott McDonald <smcd@...> wrote:
> Well, I just got back from New Orleans and while it was fresh on my
> mind, I thought I would try to learn a little more about the
> geography of Lake Borgne and the Gulf Coast near LA and MS. I
> an interesting paper about Ship Island which was the main British
> anchorage. Ship Island is now under control of the National Park
> Service and this paper was done in 1984 to document the historical
> resources of the Island.
> Here is the link:
> The 1812 part begins on page 33. This is a fairly detailed
> description of Naval operations during the New Orleans campaign.
> Scott McDonald
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