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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 -  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

Map of New Orleans and Adjacent Country.  John Melish,   Published just after the Battle of New Orleans.  1815.

Map of New Orleans and Adjacent Country. John Melish, Published just after the Battle of New Orleans. 1815.

June 6th-August 15th the NextGen Genealogy Network will donate a portion of all funds received to the War of 1812 Preserve the Pensions Project. Support two causes at once by joining today!

June 6th-August 15th the NextGen Genealogy Network will donate a portion of all funds received to the War of 1812 Preserve the Pensions Project. Support two causes at once by joining today!

The Chalmette Battlefield and National Cemetery is about 7 miles downriver from the New Orleans French Quarter. This historic site is a monument to two of the most significant wars in U.S. History, both having major implications regarding the survival of the nation.The Battle of New Orleans in 1814–1815, the last battle of the War of 1812, forever ended any attempt by England to regain control of the American Colonies, lost during the American Revolution, the War of Independence. It was here…

The Chalmette Battlefield and National Cemetery is about 7 miles downriver from the New Orleans French Quarter. This historic site is a monument to two of the most significant wars in U.S. History, both having major implications regarding the survival of the nation.The Battle of New Orleans in 1814–1815, the last battle of the War of 1812, forever ended any attempt by England to regain control of the American Colonies, lost during the American Revolution, the War of Independence. It was here…

Catherine Margaret Reynolds, , A View of Amherstburg, 1812, watercolour.  Across the Detroit River from the United States, the town was permanently established as a British military fort in 1796. Fort Malden was occupied as a garrison. The town was developed by Loyalists.  Fort Malden is a fort that stands on the remains of Fort Amherstburg in Amherstburg, Ontario. The original fort was abandoned by the British/Canadians in 1813

Catherine Margaret Reynolds, , A View of Amherstburg, 1812, watercolour. Across the Detroit River from the United States, the town was permanently established as a British military fort in 1796. Fort Malden was occupied as a garrison. The town was developed by Loyalists. Fort Malden is a fort that stands on the remains of Fort Amherstburg in Amherstburg, Ontario. The original fort was abandoned by the British/Canadians in 1813

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