The Battle of New Orleans

by | Jun 10, 1998 | Accusation, War

On January 8, 1815, two thousand men were killed and wounded in the Battle of New Orleans, two weeks after the Treaty of Ghent had been signed between the United States and Great Britain. That battle need not have been fought. The only way to carry messages was by the slow-moving sailing vessels, and the contending generals knew nothing about the treaty of peace.

By Charles L. Paddock, Signs of the Times, March 31, 1931 Thanks to Dale Galusha


The Battle of New Orleans