Louisiana Institute of Higher Education


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 Keynote Lecture: The Battle of New Orleans: Part of a full-scale Gulf Coast Campaign and Vitally Important to the Future of America as an Independent Nation




Lecturer Description


Timothy Pickles, author & historian, has consulted on a large number of historical film and television projects for over 25 years, wrote New Orleans 1815, Andrew Jackson Crushes the British and was guest curator for The Historic New Orleans Collection’s 2005 exhibition The Terrible and the Brave, The Battles for New Orleans 1814-15.  He is trained as a gold laceman, has organized authentic, large-scale historical recreations, and, most notably, is the commander of the British forces during the commemoration activities of the Battle of New Orleans.