Saturday, February 15, 2014

General David Bannister Morgan

From the Historical Sketch Book and Guide to New Orleans ...:

"...General Jackson in thanking the troops paid special tributes to the Louisiana organizations and made particular mention of...the Lafitte brothers, all of the Barataria privateers... General Morgan...the Engineers... the cavalry from the Felicianas and the Mississippi territory... ."

David B. Morgan Papers at Tulane:

"The collection consists of correspondence and military orders of David Banister Morgan (1773-1848)... . Morgan was a commander of troops on the west bank of the Mississippi River under Andrew Jackson between 1814 and 1815 during the Battle of New Orleans."
Folder 1: Correspondence and military orders, 1814 December 22-1815 January 18

War of 1812 Service Records (NARA):

Source: Fold3

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