Our Lady of Prompt Succor and the Battle of New Orleans

Magnificent article by historian Marian Horvat

Tradition in Action: The cities and towns of Europe often have a particular devotion to Our Lady. Through the ages she manifested herself under a particular title and expressed her desire to be invoked under a different name. A shrine with that particular image would become a pilgrimage site as Our Lady worked miracles for the people of the vicinity. Full article is here.