The Battle of New Orleans

by, Hannah       

The final battle of the war in 1812.

Major General Andrew Jackson was leading the American troop. The battle took place about five miles south of New Orleans on the grounds of Chalmette Plantation. The battle took place on January 8, 1815. America wanted to take New Orleans into their hands but the New Orleans side wanted to stay the same so they went into battle. America won and Major General Andrew Jackson was a hero. New Orleans lost. New Orleans was in America's hands.

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