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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)

The Treaty of Ghent, ending the War of 1812...  THE YANKEE, Boston, February 24, 1815 newspaper...

The Treaty of Ghent, ending the War of 1812... THE YANKEE, Boston, February 24, 1815 newspaper...

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)

Battle of New Orleans British landing map

Battle of New Orleans British landing map

Battle of New Orleans

Battle of New Orleans

War of 1812 and the Battle of New Orleans

War of 1812 and the Battle of New Orleans