Battle of New Orleans (36 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Before news of peace of Ghent, the battle of New Orleans is fought and General Andrew Jackson stops a British attack in half an hour. British forces suffer 2036 casualties; U.S. forces suffer 8 killed and 13 wounded.

Citation:
Editors. "Battle of New Orleans". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4498, accessed 11 December 2016.]