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The Chalmette Battlefield - The Battle of New Orleans

The Chalmette Battlefield, located in Chalmette Louisiana, is where the last great battle of the War of 1812 between the United States and Britain took place. 553 more words

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THIS WEEK in the War of 1812 (November 23-November 29, 1814)

A World In Motion.

November 25

The British invasion fleet that has been building up in the Caribbean since early fall sets sail from Negril Bay, Jamaica for Louisiana. 487 more words

National Security And Defense

THIS WEEK in the War of 1812 (November 9-November 15, 1814)

Objective: New Orleans

After driving the British out of Pensacola in Spanish¬†Florida (Nov. 7-8), Major General Andrew Jackson heads back to Mobile, in what is now Alabama, but in 1814 it was part of the Territory of Mississippi or Spanish West Florida — depending on who you talked to. 190 more words

National Security And Defense

200th Anniversary of the Battle for New Orleans

200th Anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans

By Mary Ann Wegmann, Louisiana State Museum, and the University of New Orleans History Department; Associate Editor & Media Editor: Jessica Anne Dauterive; military history research assistance: Rhett Breerwood … 581 more words

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