Ron Chapman, historian, author, St. Bernard Voice political columnist and Nunez professor of History, was recently awarded the Spirit of 1812 award from the National Society United States Daughters of 1812.

Chapman receives Spirit of 1812 award

Ron Chapman, historian, author, St. Bernard Voice political columnist and Nunez Community College professor of history, recently received Spirit of 1812 award and medallion from the National Society United States Daughters of 1812. Chapman, author of The Battle of New Orleans: “But for a Piece of Wood”, attended the Daughters of 1812’s national convention and banquet in Washington, D.C. in early April. There, Chapman spoke of what he believes is a key, but often overlooked aspect of the Battle of New Orleans.

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