“Staff Ride” Studying the Battle of New Orleans

Tuesday, August 13; 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Enhance your knowledge of the final major battle of the War of 1812 by joining SAA’s Military Archives Roundtable (MART) on a “staff ride” to study the New Orleans Campaign (December 1814 – January 1815). Examine the Battle of New Orleans using archival sources such as letters, diaries, and maps that tell the story from individual participants’ points of view. Hear from soldiers, sailors, Marines, British military, and pirates! The New Orleans Campaign Staff Ride is a free bus tour open to all SAA members. Ride limit is 55 people.

To register and for more details, visit http://www2.archivists.org/groups/military-archives-roundtable or add your name to the list by emailing Jim Ginther at gintherja@grc.usmcu.edu.