• Letter from Andrew Jackson to unknown, February 6, 1843 (not in his hand)

    Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

    Letter signed by Andrew Jackson that explained the circumstances around the fine imposed by Judge Dominic Hall after the Battle of New Orleans. Jackson, intent on correcting the "falsehoods" published…

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  • Lewis Cass

    Longacre, J.B

    Portrait of Lewis Cass with print and written name below. Portrait from waist up. He wears a dark coat and necktie and a white shirt and collar. He holds a book in his hand. Engraved by T.B. Welch fro…

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  • Quartermaster account book page 84

    Lewis, William Berkeley, 1784-1866

    Quartermaster account book of William B. Lewis during the War of 1812, recording accounts payable "for transportation, repairs, quarters and other contingent expenses." The book spans from January 7,…

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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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  • "A View of Col. Johnson's Engagement with the Savages (commanded by Tecumseh) near the Moravian Town, October 5th, 1812 [sic]"

    Bowen, Abel

    Hand-colored woodcut depicts Colonel Richard Mentor Johnson defending himself against an Indian chief, American infantrymen firing on the enemy, a dismounted soldier engaging an Indian in hand-to-hand…

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  • Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    Battle of Horseshoe Bend book and map. Detailed map of Horseshoe Bend, including landmarks and military positions. Small, drawn flags. Includes a numerical indentification of landmarks and positions.

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  • Fifty Years in Cades Cove. Memoir 1

    Oliver, John W., 1878-1966

    The first memoir is a handwritten account by John W. Oliver (1878-1966) of the history of Cades Cove from its settlement in 1818 to the early 1900s. The memoir focuses on the Oliver family and the gen…

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  • Victory on Lake Erie

    Lawson, Oscar A., 1813-1854

    A colored print of Commodore O.H. Perry's Victory on Lake Erie, 1813. A rowboat floats in between a fleet of ships. In the rowboat is an officer standing and holding a sword. Several men have oars. Ad…

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  • Battle of New Orleans

    Seymour, Samuel, active 1797-1822

    This hand-colored engraving depicts the Battle of New Orleans from the perspective of the Americans. It shows General Andrew Jackson, General [Richard Keith] Call, and Major [Edward] Livingston as the…

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  • Quartermaster account book page 70

    Lewis, William Berkeley, 1784-1866

    Quartermaster account book of William B. Lewis during the War of 1812, recording accounts payable "for transportation, repairs, quarters and other contingent expenses." The book spans from January 7,…

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  • St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans

    Wall, Bernhardt, 1872-1956

    Drawing of the Cathedral of St. Louis in New Orleans, Louisiana. Site of the victory celebration for Andrew Jackson at the conclusion of the campaign at New Orleans during the War of 1812.

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  • John Sevier

    Tennessee. Department of State. Division of Publications

    Color image of the portrait of John Sevier painted by Charles Wilson Peale in 1790 that is now in the collection of the Tennessee State Museum. This waist-up picture of Sevier in military uniform show…

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  • Quartermaster account book page 43

    Lewis, William Berkeley, 1784-1866

    Quartermaster account book of William B. Lewis during the War of 1812, recording accounts payable "for transportation, repairs, quarters and other contingent expenses." The book spans from January 7,…

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  • British frigate

    A colored print of a British Frigate pursuing an American Schooner. The schooner has four sails and three flage. The frigate has eight sails. Clear sky, waved water with two small flying birds. Additi…

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  • Major General Andrew Jackson's official report (with map) to Tennessee Governor Willie Blount following the 1814 Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

    Andrew Jackson's handwritten, official report of the Battle of Horseshoe Bend to Governor Willie Blount. Gen. Jackson goes into considerable detail about his approach to the Red Stick Creek's fortifie…

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  • Quartermaster account book of William B. Lewis

    Lewis, William Berkeley, 1784-1866

    Quartermaster account book of William B. Lewis during the War of 1812, recording accounts payable "for transportation, repairs, quarters and other contingent expenses." Lewis, a close friend and polit…

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  • Quartermaster account book page 92

    Lewis, William Berkeley, 1784-1866

    Quartermaster account book of William B. Lewis during the War of 1812, recording accounts payable "for transportation, repairs, quarters and other contingent expenses." The book spans from January 7,…

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  • Tohopeka (Horseshoe Bend), Tallapoosa River

    Sepia aerial photograph of Tohopeka (Horseshoe Bend), Tallapoosa River, Alabama.

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  • Ration book, Feb 17, 1813, to March 24, 1813

    Coffee, John, 1772-1833

    Colonel John Coffee's ration book for his volunteer cavalry that detailed each company under his command and their rations each day. The book began at cantonment Washington, and followed the regiment…

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  • Quartermaster account book page 24

    Lewis, William Berkeley, 1784-1866

    Quartermaster account book of William B. Lewis during the War of 1812, recording accounts payable "for transportation, repairs, quarters and other contingent expenses." The book spans from January 7,…

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