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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 - General Jackson doffs his hat at right as his forces fire into the British Army at left at the final Battle of New Orleans. (Library of Congress)

View Image - Battle of New Orleans (full canvas) by 1815 artist Hyacinthe de Laclotte. Note how the American guns at left outnumber those of the British at tar right, while the Redcoat infantry at lower right bring up the delayed ladders and fascines to scale the American works. (New Orleans Museum of Art)

Map of New Orleans and Adjacent Country. John Melish, PUBLISHED JUST AFTER THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS, SAME YEAR. 1815.

View Image - Battle of New Orleans (full canvas) by 1815 artist Hyacinthe de Laclotte. Note how the American guns at left outnumber those of the British at tar right, while the Redcoat infantry at lower right bring up the delayed ladders and fascines to scale the American works. (New Orleans Museum of Art)

THNOC - Sketch of the Position of the British and American Forces during the Operations against New Orleans from the 23 Dec. 1814 to the 8th Jany. 1815

View Image - How both sides looked to American artist Herbert Morton Snoops in Battle of New Orleans. First, the British - or Scots, actually - wore plaid trousers, not kilts, as shown in the Cecil B. DeMiIIe 1958 film 77?e Buccaneer, and Gen. Jackson (right) most likely didn't stand straight up in the midst of the Redcoat attack. Most interesting, however, is the artist's depiction of the defenders, from left to right, Kentucky long rifle frontiersmen, American Army regulars, and Jean ...