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General Alejandro O'Reilly

This painting shows General Alejandro O'Reilly, second governor of Louisiana under the Spanish flag, who earned the nickname “Bloody O'Reilly” by ordering the exile, imprisonment, and execution of rebel Frenchmen in Louisiana.

General Alejandro O’Reilly

Courtesy of Louisiana State Museum

General Alejandro O'Reilly. Lazcano, Aurora (Artist)

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