Louisiana Institute of Higher Education

 

Lecture Description

 

 Mr. Midkiff will juxtapose the events of the extended Chalmette campaign of the Battle of New Orleans upon a contemporary map to show the relation to the current geography.

 

 

Lecturer Description

 

 Donald Keith Midkiff, a member of the Battle of New Orleans Historical Symposium Advisory Board, came to New Orleans in 1975, fell in love, married and raised a wonderful daughter together with his wife Helena.  He began writing in 2007 and saw his speculative history novel, New Orleans Besieged, published by Margaret Media in 2011.