An expert who specializes in the military conflicts of the Napoleonic Era will lecture on the Battle of New Orleans, during a meeting of the Military History Society of Utah Wednesday evening.

Dr. Whitney Young, an eye physician and surgeon from Bountiful who has studied the Age of Napoleon for many years and has participated in several conventions on the subject, will be the guest speaker at the society's meeting. He will present a slide show and discussion about the battle, which ended the War of 1812 and catapulted Andrew Jackson to the presidency.The public is invited to the free lecture in the Fort Douglas theater at 7:30 p.m.