Battle at Fort New Richmond

John Sykes talked about the Revolutionary War battle of Fort New Richmond that was decided on September 21, 1779, when the British… read more

John Sykes talked about the Revolutionary War battle of Fort New Richmond that was decided on September 21, 1779, when the British surrendered to Spanish forces. He also talked about the Republic of West Florida that resulted. Mr. Sykes spoke at the site of the fort near the Pentagon Barracks on the Mississippi River.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Battle at Fort New Richmond

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Location:
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Dec 31, 2011
Last Aired:
Jan 29, 2012

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  • Dec 31, 2011 | 2:58pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 01, 2012 | 7:57am EST | C-SPAN 3
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