British attack on the American fortified ' Jackson' line at the Battle of New Orleans and shows members of the 85th LI, 43rd LI, 93rd Highlanders by Don Troiani

British attack on the American fortified ' Jackson' line at the Battle of New Orleans and shows members of the 85th LI, 43rd LI, 93rd Highlanders by Don Troiani

The Battle of New Orleans took place on January 8, 1815 and was the final major battle of the War of 1812. American forces, commanded by Major General Andrew Jackson, defeated an invading British Army intent on seizing New Orleans and the vast territory the United States had acquired with the Louisiana Purchase.

The Battle of New Orleans took place on January 8, 1815 and was the final major battle of the War of 1812. American forces, commanded by Major General Andrew Jackson, defeated an invading British Army intent on seizing New Orleans and the vast territory the United States had acquired with the Louisiana Purchase.

Cruiser USS New Orleans arrives under her own power in Tulagi, Dec 1942. Her missing bow was the result of Japanese torpedoes that caused the explosion of a magazine Number One. Miraculously, the ship survived but with 180 of her crew killed in the explosion.

Cruiser USS New Orleans arrives under her own power in Tulagi, Dec 1942. Her missing bow was the result of Japanese torpedoes that caused the explosion of a magazine Number One. Miraculously, the ship survived but with 180 of her crew killed in the explosion.

Lego video on The Battle of New Orleans. There are also links to other Lego videos of important wars/battles

Lego video on The Battle of New Orleans. There are also links to other Lego videos of important wars/battles

Battalion Company Private of the Sutherland Highlanders as he would have appeared at the Battle of New Orleans, by Don Troiani

Battalion Company Private of the Sutherland Highlanders as he would have appeared at the Battle of New Orleans, by Don Troiani

Cruiser USS New Orleans arrives under her own power in Tulagi, Dec 1942. Her missing bow was the result of Japanese torpedoes that caused the explosion of a magazine Number One. Miraculously, the ship survived but with 180 of her crew killed in the explosion.

Cruiser USS New Orleans arrives under her own power in Tulagi, Dec 1942. Her missing bow was the result of Japanese torpedoes that caused the explosion of a magazine Number One. Miraculously, the ship survived but with 180 of her crew killed in the explosion.

Omaha Beach ~ Normandy ~ France ~ Remains of a Higgins Boat on Omaha Beach. These were made of wood from a factory in New Orleans!

Omaha Beach ~ Normandy ~ France ~ Remains of a Higgins Boat on Omaha Beach. These were made of wood from a factory in New Orleans!

Song The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton, with lyrics for vocal performance and accompaniment chords for Ukulele, Guitar Banjo etc.

Song The Battle Of New Orleans by Johnny Horton, with lyrics for vocal performance and accompaniment chords for Ukulele, Guitar Banjo etc.

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