Marines Raid Pirate Stronghold
September 16, 1814, in Marine Corps history.
On September 16, 1814, a detachment of Marines from the Naval Station at New Orleans under the command of Major Daniel Carmick, together with an Army detachment, destroyed a pirate stronghold at Barataria, on the Island of Grande Terre, near New Orleans. The stronghold was commanded by the famous pirate Jean Lafitte.
Marine Corps Major Daniel Carmick. (USMC photo/released).
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