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Plan Of The Attack And Defence Of The American Lines below New Orleans

Arsène Lacarrière Latour1816

The Historic New Orleans Collection

The Historic New Orleans Collection
New Orleans, United States

Latour's detailed plan of the main battle of January 8, 1815, showing buildings, roads and canals, the American unit positions along Line Jackson, the ranges and firing lines of American artillery and small arms, as well as the locations of the two British attack columns and advance artillery emplacements.

Details

  • Title: Plan Of The Attack And Defence Of The American Lines below New Orleans
  • Creator: Arsène Lacarrière Latour
  • Creator Lifespan: 1778-1837
  • Date Created: 1816
  • Physical Dimensions: 16" x 12 7/16"
  • Type: plans (maps)
  • Rights: Physical rights are retained by The Historic New Orleans Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.
  • Medium: ink; watercolor (paint); paper (fiber product)
  • Art Form: Cartography
  • Support: Engraving with watercolor
  • Depicted Location: Louisiana
  • Depicted Topic: Campaigns & battles, Battle of New Orleans
  • Credit Line: The Historic New Orleans Collection
  • Accession Number: 1979.238.4

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