• General Jackson's Headquarters

    Wall, Bernhardt, 1872-1956

    Front view of the building on Royal Street in New Orleans, Louisiana, used by Andrew Jackson as headquarters during the campaign against the British in the War of 1812. General Andrew Jackson came to…

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  • Scene of night action on December 23, 1814

    Baker, S. F

    Black and white engraving, "Night Action of the Twenty-third of December," shows American infantry marching, cannoneers firing an artillery piece, and a commander (probably General Andrew Jackson) on…

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  • Jackson's Headquarters on New Orleans Battlefield

    Wall, Bernhardt, 1872-1956

    Drawing of the plantation house that served as General Andrew Jackson's headquarters on the battlefield outside of New Orleans during the final phase of the War of 1812.

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  • Civil War map of the Seat of War

    Map of the major locations of the Civil War in 1863 showing the states of Ohio, Maryland, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Virginia, North Carolina, South Caro…

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  • Battle of New Orleans

    O. Pelton

    Battle of New Orleans, January 8, 1815

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  • British fleet arrives

    Print entitled "Arrival of the British Fleet." Scene of a fleet of ships just off shore. Also shows a lighthouse.

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  • Fortifying of New Orleans

    William Croome

    Print entitled "Fortifying of New Orleans." Shows General Jackson giving orders as slaves work in the background. Engraving by William Croome. Printed in "The Pictorial Life of Andrew Jackson" (1848).

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  • Thomas Kader Riddick

    A photograph of Thomas Kader Riddick. T. K. Riddick, of Memphis, Tennessee, was a prominent attorney, state representative, and proponent of women's suffrage. The photograph appeared in the 1922 publi…

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  • Jackson's Headquarters on New Orleans Battlefield

    Wall, Bernhardt, 1872-1956

    Drawing of the plantation house that served as General Andrew Jackson's headquarters on the battlefield outside of New Orleans during the final phase of the War of 1812. After the British forces lande…

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  • General Andrew Jackson equestrian portrait

    Dodd, W. H

    Hand-colored woodcut of General Andrew Jackson wearing blue coat, red sash, and gold epaulets. While Jackson rides his white horse, a fallen British soldier lies dead on the field.

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  • Military appointment of Capt. Zina Z. B. Chatfield to Mississippi Regiment of Volunteers of African Descent

    Appointment of Capt. Zina B. Chatfield to 6th Miss. Inf., Vols. of African Descent, Sept. 7, 1863. Chatfield is to report to Col. Absalom S. Smith, 6th Miss. Inf., Vols. of African Descent.

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  • General Jackson with the New Orleans Committee of Safety

    Devereux

    Black and white engraving, "General Jackson Conferring with the Committee of Safety," depicts the American commander and a group of men standing around a covered table. Decorative border includes a fl…

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  • Plan of New Orleans, the capital of Louisiana (1760)

    Brion de la Tour, Louis, 1743-1803

    Drawn from French sources (Mr. D'Anville) and published in London in 1760, this street plan of New Orleans shows the disposition of its streets, quarters and canals as they have been traced by Mr. de…

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  • The Conquered banner

    Rose, Kenneth D

    Ten-page sheet music entitled "The Conquered Banner." Poem was written by Father Abram Joseph Ryan under his pseudonym, "Moina." Music was written by Theodore La Hache. The last page contains advertis…

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  • Caring for the wounded after the Battle of New Orleans

    Croome, William

    Color engraving, "Scene After the Battle of New Orleans," illustrates U.S. soldiers and militiamen caring for the wounded. At left, a British officer is lifted onto a stretcher. Background shows Ameri…

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  • Preparations for the battle of New Orleans

    Print entitled English Soldiers throwing up a Battery. Shows preparations for the Battle of New Orleans. Two soldiers carry pick axes, and two soldiers shovel dirt.

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  • Jackson descending the Mississippi

    Print entitled "Jackson descending the Mississippi to examine the fortifications." Shows Andrew Jackson in a boat with other officers prior to the Battle of New Orleans.

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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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