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Catalog Number 88
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Scope & Content Under orders from General James Wilkinson, Major Arsene Lacarrie Latour and Barthelemy Lafon joined forces in 1810 to prepare maps of the Gulf Coast and southern Louisiana. During the War of 1812, as the British approached New Orleans, Latour--Principal Engineer in the Late Seventh Military District United States Army -- prepared maps of various areas including Fort Bowyer in Baldwin County. Following the American victory at the Battle of New Orleans, Latour compiled and published his Historical Memoir of the War in West Florida and Louisiana (1816), which included eight folded maps.
Creator Major Arsene Lacarrie Latour & Barthelemy Lafon
Title Latour Maps--War of 1812
Collection Latour Maps--War of 1812
Containers Latour Maps -- War of 1812
Latour Maps -- War of 1812
Latour Maps -- War of 1812
Latour Maps -- War of 1812
Latour Maps -- War of 1812
Latour Maps -- War of 1812
Latour Maps -- War of 1812
Latour Maps -- War of 1812