The Battle of New Orleans

The Battle of New Orleans

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Baker & Taylor
A colorful and engaging account of a neglected but important 1815 battle shows how Andrew Jackson and a motley crew of frontiersmen, pirates, free blacks, and regular soldiers managed to defeat the battle-tested British troops in New Orleans. 17,500 first printing. Tour.

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Arguing that Jackson's routing of the British at New Orleans was the crucial military victory that first defined the US as a military power to be reckoned with, Remini (history and research, emeritus, U. of Illinois-Chicago) sets the scene of the struggle, describes in lively fashion the many characters and events of the battle, and concludes that all parties involved were brave and heroic. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Describes how Andrew Jackson led a motley crew of frontiersmen, pirates, free Blacks, and regular soldiers to defeat the British in New Orleans

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 1999
ISBN: 9780670885510
Branch Call Number: 973.2239 REMIN
Characteristics: xiv, 226 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: New Orleans


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