The Battle of New Orleans
by Zachary F. Smith
Publisher: John P. Morton & Company 1904
Number of pages: 161
The Battle of New Orleans took place on January 8, 1815 and was the final major battle of the War of 1812. American forces, commanded by Major General Andrew Jackson, defeated an invading British Army intent on seizing New Orleans and the vast territory the United States had acquired with the Louisiana Purchase.
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