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Published in [New Orleans? .
Written in English



  • United States


  • New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815.,
  • United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Naval operations.

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StatementAn address by Honorable Ernest Lee Jahncke, the assistant secretary of the navy, before the members of the Louisiana historical society and citizens of Louisiana on the anniversary of the battle of New Orleans. New Orleans, January 8, 1931.
LC ClassificationsE356.N5 J25
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6764065M
LC Control Number31026320

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