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The Battle of Lake Borgne preceded the 1815 battle in Chalmette. Battle of Lake Borgne "Capture of American gun vessels off New Orleans December 1814," by William Hole. THNOC's record for this watercolor painting: View of 5 American gunboats containing about 170 sailors commanded by Lieutenant Thomas Ap Catesby Jones surrounded by 33 British barges and sloops with around 1,000 men commanded by Captain Nicholas Lockyer. Scene depicts the Battle of Lake Borgne which occurred December 14, 1814. British lost 17 men, 77 wounded; U. S. lost 10 with 35 wounded, and the rest taken prisoner. We've written a bit...
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