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Old 12-08-2006, 07:00 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by Hattie Thomas
The moniker is a reference to the state's Confederate heritage; the Louisiana troops of Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia became known as the Tigers during the Civil War in recognition of the bravery of two New Orleans brigades, the Tiger Rifles and the Washington Artillery (whose logo featured a snarling tiger's head).[/font][/size]
So this bit of information, is that something you would simply know if you WENT to LSU ? Curious if it's still part of the LSU Tigers 'story', or just a bit of 'trivia' ?
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