United States #1261 (1965)

The Battle of New Orleans

On January 8, 1815,  Andrew Jackson led American forces in victory over the British in the Battle of New Orleans, the final major battle of the War of 1812, and the most one-sided battle of that war. American combatants, commanded by Major General Andrew Jackson, prevented an overwhelming British force, commanded by Admiral Alexander Cochrane and General Edward Pakenham, from seizing New Orleans and the vast territory the … Continue reading The Battle of New Orleans