• General Andrew Jackson addressing War of 1812 volunteers

    Black and white engraving, General Andrew Jackson Addressing the Volunteers, depicts Major-General Andrew Jackson atop white horse. He appears to be giving a motivational speech to the uniformed soldi…

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  • Death of General Edward Pakenham scene

    Croome, William C

    Color engraving, "Death of General Packenham [sic]." Pakenham is shown falling mortally wounded from his horse. His troops surround him while a cannoneer kneels in front of an artillery piece. An Amer…

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  • "The Battle of New Orleans for the Piano Forte"

    Ricksecker, Peter, 1791-1873

    From the Rose Sheet Music Collection, this musical interpretation of the Battle of New Orleans consists of a ten page piece of sheet music written for the piano. This is an early example of a long lin…

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  • Battle of New Orleans scene

    Phillibrown, Thomas, engraver, and Dennis Malone Carter, artist

    Black and white engraving, "The Battle of New Orleans," depicts Major-General Andrew Jackson atop a white horse and rallying his troops to defend an American position. Visible are a U.S. flag, a canno…

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  • Letter from John Coffee to his wife, Mary, January 20, 1815, describing the Battle of New Orleans

    Coffee, John, 1772-1833

    Coffee wrote his wife, Mary, just weeks after the Battle of New Orleans to recount both the night engagement and full battle. He began with a description of the night battle of December 23, 1814. Coff…

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  • Death of Sir Edward Pakenham scene

    Darley, Felix Octavius Carr

    Engraved scene, "Battle of New Orleans--Death of General Pakenham." Pakenham falls mortally wounded from his horse as British and American soldiers clash. Wounded men and a drum lie on the ground. Ame…

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  • Tomb of Dominique You

    Tomb of Dominique You in St. Louis Cemetery. Sepia photograph shows large burial vault engraved on front with a Freemason square and compass and an epitaph.

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  • Broadside call-to-arms for Tennesseans to defend New Orleans

    Broadside from the Examiner published in Nashville, November 2, 1814, with a plea for volunteers from Major General William Carroll. Carroll, as commander of the Tennessee militia, had been tasked by…

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  • General Edward Pakenham

    British General Edward Pakenham charging on dark horse. He is in military uniform with one arm raised holding a hat. Foot soldiers in background with guns. British flag in background on the right. "Pa…

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  • Fall of General Gibbs

    Print entitled Fall of General Gibbs. Battle scene with a man arching back on a horse, under a flag, surrounded by other soldiers on horseback. Dead soldiers in the foreground.

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  • Battle of New Orleans scene

    Color engraving, "Battle of New Orleans," depicts British redcoats attacking an American position. The Americans are firing muskets and a cannon at the enemy. From John Frost, "An Illuminated History…

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  • General Andrew Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans

    Carter, D. M

    Color print of Jackson rallying the troops as he rides a white horse. Two cannoneers fire on British redcoats who are charging the American position. A U.S. flag waves at center. This is a color versi…

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  • The Battle of New Orleans

    Momberger, William, 1829

    Engraving of Major-General Andrew Jackson, sword aloft, standing with troops behind American ramparts at the Battle of New Orleans. Two frontier militiamen and a black man are in forefront. The black…

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  • "The Battle of New Orleans" scene

    Momberger, William, 1829

    Engraving of Major-General Andrew Jackson, sword aloft, standing with troops behind American ramparts at the Battle of New Orleans. Two frontier militiamen and a black man are in forefront. The black…

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  • Hand-copied letter from James Armstrong to James Winchester, December 5, 1814

    Armstrong, James

    Dr. James Armstrong wrote James Winchester from Pensacola to warn him that the British flotilla, commanded by Admiral Alexander Cochrane, was anchored near Pensacola and planned to attack New Orleans…

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  • Program cover with scene from the battle of New Orleans

    A sketch drawing that depicts Andrew Jackson and other soldiers fighting at the Battle of New Orleans during the War of 1812.

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  • Letter from William Carroll to James Winchester

    Carroll, William, 1788-1844

    Three-page letter in which American General William Carroll reports General Andrew Jackson's December 23 [1814] engagement with the British in New Orleans. The letter's recipient is General James Winc…

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  • General Andrew Jackson portrait

    Full-length portrait of General Andrew Jackson in military uniform, standing next to cannon, holding pen and paper. One glove on the ground.

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  • Retreat of the British from Pensacola

    Print of the Battle of New Orleans - retreat of the British from Pensacola on the approach of Jackson. Soldiers running with bayonets in background. Two men on horseback in foreground.

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  • General Andrew Jackson before his troops

    Print of Andrew Jackson in military uniform standing before his troops. Jackson holds a bayonet and holds his other hand to his chest. A dark horse is beside him. The troops also have bayonets. One so…

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