Powder gourd that was carried in the Battle of New Orleans.

John Ratliff
Born ? - Died ?

All we know about John is that he was born in Tennesee, but mostly grew up in Mississippi.

He was a veteran of the War of 1812 and fought in the Battle of New Orleans in 1815. The powder gourd that he carried is still in the family (pictured above). The attached note was written by his grandson, GW Ratliff II.

He died in Mississippi.


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Wife Name

We don't know anything about John's wife.

Family / Generation
  • Ratliff / 1
  • Unknown / 1


Their Children

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