The Immortal Andrew Jackson and the Battle of New Orleans

Andrew Jackson with the Tennessee forces on the Hickory GroundsI wrote this piece on the Battle of New Orleans for We’re History, a new digital publication co-edited by Heather Cox Richardson and David Chappell. If you’re familiar with the battle, then you might not learn much new, but if you need a brief primer on why 8 January 1815 was important, then this is for you.

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