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View Image -  Map of British Frontal Attack at New Orleans, 8 January 1815. (Library of Congress)

View Image - Map of British Frontal Attack at New Orleans, 8 January 1815. (Library of Congress)

View Image -  A good frontal view Map of the Battle of New Orleans, showing six British artillery pieces at lower center, as well as all major commanders and their units. Note, too, how Jackson placed his line anchored by the river and swamp on either end, thus effectively denying the British Army use of one of its longtime favorite battlefield tactics: The "turning" of one of the enemy's flanks and then the subsequent roll up of his entire line. (LC)

View Image - A good frontal view Map of the Battle of New Orleans, showing six British artillery pieces at lower center, as well as all major commanders and their units. Note, too, how Jackson placed his line anchored by the river and swamp on either end, thus effectively denying the British Army use of one of its longtime favorite battlefield tactics: The "turning" of one of the enemy's flanks and then the subsequent roll up of his entire line. (LC)

View Image -  Map of the Battle of New Orleans showing the various commanders and their units. Note the five British guns at right, as opposed to the eight US guns at left. (LC)

View Image - Map of the Battle of New Orleans showing the various commanders and their units. Note the five British guns at right, as opposed to the eight US guns at left. (LC)

Battle of New Orleans British landing map

Battle of New Orleans British landing map

Andrew Jackson Papers, Butler, Robert | Library of Congress

Andrew Jackson Papers, Butler, Robert | Library of Congress

Andrew Jackson Papers, Butler, Robert | Library of Congress

Andrew Jackson Papers, Butler, Robert | Library of Congress

1815 Battle of New Orleans War of 1812 Old Newspaper

1815 BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS War of 1812 Old Newspaper

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Andrew Jackson Papers, Butler, Robert | Library of Congress

Andrew Jackson Papers, Butler, Robert | Library of Congress

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