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  1. The Battle of New Orleans was fought on January 8, 1815 between the British Army under Major General Sir Edward Pakenham and the United States Army under Brevet Major General Andrew Jackson, roughly 5 miles (8 km) southeast of the French Quarter of New Orleans, in the current suburb of Chalmette, Louisiana.

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  2. Nov 09, 2009 · In the bloody Battle of New Orleans, future President Andrew Jackson and a motley assortment of militia fighters, frontiersmen, slaves, Indians and even pirates weathered a frontal assault by a...

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  3. Jun 12, 2006 · Andrew Jackson: Leading the Battle of New Orleans. In January 1815, General Andrew Jackson led a menagerie of American defenders against some of the British Empire's finest soldiers in a battle that would determine the future of America. Though the Treaty of Ghent had been signed on December 24, 1814, American forces led by Andrew Jackson engaged battled the British in New Orleans on January 8, 1815.

  4. On January 8, 1815, Maj. Gen. Andrew Jackson's hastily assembled army won the day against a battle-hardened and numerically superior British force. The resounding American victory at the Battle of New Orleans soon became a symbol of American democracy triumphing over the old European ideas of aristocracy and entitlement.

  5. Andrew Jackson & the Battle of New Orleans Pride and discipline went up against Andrew Jackson and the American frontiersmen in the Battle of New Orleans. By Blaine Taylor It was 1814. Napoleon had abdicated and the British turned their attentions to North America, where they had been at war with the Americans since 1812.

  6. May 24, 2016 · In December 1814 General Andrew Jackson arrived in New Orleans to shore up the city’s defenses against an anticipated British invasion. He encountered a civilian population with its morale in shambles. Some were resigned to defeat; others in a state of panic; still others ambivalent about the possibility of invasion.

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