Crescent City Corner

A Few Days in New Orleans

May 5 1890 A group of men employed by Charles Matranga as stevedores are ambushed at the intersection of Esplanade and Claiborne Ave’s. The men are: Antonino Matranga, Frank and Tony LoCascio, Vincent Caruso, Rocco Geraci, Bastion Incardona and Salvatore Sunseri. Antonino Matranga is wounded so badly that he loses his right leg but they all survive. May 6 1890 The Matranga men that were ambushed name six men from the Provenzano faction as those…

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