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Engraving of the Battle of New Orleans

Engraving of the Battle of New Orleans

Engraving of the Battle of New Orleans

Andrew Jackson’s victory over the British at the battle of New Orleans made him a national hero. The engraving by J. W. Steel entitled “The Battle of New Orleans and Defeat of the British Under the Command of Sir Edward Packenham” shows the scene on January 8, 1815. In the center, General Andrew Jackson receives the salute of General Richard Call while Major Livingston rides up behind Jackson. In the background, American soldiers fight the British.

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