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The author of more than forty books, WILLIAM C. DAVIS is the director of programs at the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies. He is also chief consultant for the A&E television series Civil War Journal and teaches history at Virginia Tech. He lives in Virginia.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Laffite, Jean.
Laffite, Pierre, -- d. 1826?
Pirates -- Louisiana -- Biography.
Pirates -- Mexico, Gulf of -- Biography.
Privateering -- Mexico, Gulf of -- History -- 19th century.
New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815.
Louisiana -- History -- 1803-1865 -- Biography.