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  1. Map of New Orleans chalmette_map.jpg The American Battlefield Trust's map of the War of 1812 Battle of New Orleans, January 8, 1815 In a sweeping defeat of British forces, the Battle of New Orleans was a victory that would boost American nationalism after the War of 1812 and be forever enshrined in American memory.

  2. This Battle of New Orleans map helps tell the story of a pivotal moment in the War of 1812. ADVERTISEMENT In late December 1814, American forces under General Andrew Jackson dug in to defend New Orleans. Jackson failed to rout the British in December, but successfully repulsed a British attack on New Year’s Day.

  3. Map A map of the seat of war at New Orleans. Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Shows the advance of British troops in New Orleans from December 21st 1814 to January 8th 1815. Minimal level cataloging record. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Date: 1815 Map

  4. Mar 03, 2019 · The capture of New Orleans by Union forces occurred during the American Civil War (1861-1865) and saw Flag Officer David G. Farragut run his fleet past Forts Jackson and St. Philip on April 24, 1862 before capturing New Orleans the following day. Early in the Civil War, Union General-in-Chief Winfield Scott devised the "Anaconda Plan" for ...

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  5. 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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  7. Maps 1951-1973. Maps 1974-TODAY. Map Description. Historical Map of the War of 1812: the Battle of New Orleans - January 8, 1815. Illustrating. - Positions and Movements. - Positions: Jackson (5,700: 3,200 engaged) / Pakenham (not Packenham) (8,000) Credits. Courtesy of the United States Military Academy Department of History.

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