1860: Number 2, September 14-15th "The gale raged for about 20 hours across extreme Southeast
Louisiana, and large hail fell...The third Bayou St. John lighthouse was damaged beyond repair...Tides rose to 6 feet above
the high tide mark...All wharves along the south side of Lake Pontchartrain were destroyed...In total, damages exceeded $1
million. October 2-6th, 1867: A storm was discovered east of Brownsville on the 2nd. On that day, a regatta was held on Lake
Pontchartrain..."spanking breeze" from the northeast and squalls wreaked havoc on the contest. October 1-3rd, 1868: A hurricane
passed just offshore the Southeastern tip of Louisiana, before hitting Apalachicola the next day. On the first, cloudiness
set in as a "fresh breeze", associated with showers, developed at New Orleans. Gales and heavy rains developed on the 3rd
as the city became flooded. The sawmill and bathhouses were blown away. At Milneburg, houses were swept away by the flood.