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  1. New Orleans - January 8, 1815 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. The Battle of New Orleans had no shortage of drama. This Battle of New Orleans map helps tell the story of a pivotal moment in the War of 1812. 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 ...

  3. Battle of New Orleans New Orleans, Louisiana (LA), US On the grounds of what is now Chalmette National Historical Park, the bloody Battle of New Orleans was waged on January 14, 1815. Ironically, the battle should never have been fought because a treaty signed 2 weeks before in Ghent, Belgium, had ended the War of 1812.

  4. Map Sketch of the position of the British and American forces during the operations against New Orleans from 23rd Decr. to 8th Jany. 1815 Relief shown pictorially. Pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Shows the landing of British troops below Bayoue Catalan and the position of American forces along the Mississippi River.

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  6. Sites/facts specific to this historic city map are: 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 ...

  7. 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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