Louisiana Institute of Higher Education

 

Lecture Description

 

 Using decades of research into original sources, Mr. Fernandez will discuss the Battle of Lake Borgne, the context of naval battles in the New Orleans area in the fifty years leading up to the Battle of New Orleans and the importance of Lake Borgne as a shipping and trade route.

 

 

 

Lecturer Description

 

 Anthony A. Fernandez, Jr. has been immersed in St. Bernard history his entire life with a special interest in the Battle of Lake Borgne.