Battle of New Orleans

The War of 1812 In4 Minutes

VIDEO | With the news of the signing of the Treaty of Ghent not yet reaching the shores of the United States, American forces served one final blow to the British Army in January of 1815. Not only did the battle solidify American victory in the War of 1812, but it also put a young general named Andrew Jackson on the map, leading to his presidency 13 years later.

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Louisiana | January 8, 1815
Result: United States Victory
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