The reenactment reconstruction, looking towards the redoubt. The original redoubt, however, was separated from the main line, which continued behind it.
Monday, January 26, 2015
Comparing the Jackson fortifications from the Battle of New Orleans
For the 200th anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans, the Louisiana Living History Foundation created a new reconstruction of Andrew Jackson's field works, at approximately one sixth the length of the original. Here are the National Monument reconstructions and a model based on the description of the original for comparison: