Throughout the Conflict of 1812 in opposition to Britain: Common Andrew Jackson has only one,200 males left to defend New Orleans when he learns British fleet will arrive with 60 ships and 16,000 males to take the town. On this state of affairs an island close to the town turns into strategically necessary to each events, however it’s inhabited by the final massive buccaneer: Jean Lafitte. Though Lafitte by no means assaults American ships, the governor hates him for promoting merchandise with out taxes – and is liked by the residents for a similar motive. When the large struggle will get nearer, Lafitte is drawn between the fronts. His coronary heart belongs to America, however his folks urge him to affix the celebration that is extra more likely to win.