The Battle of New Orleans including the Previous Engagements between the Americans and the British, the Indians and the Spanish which led to the Final Conflict on the 8th of January, 1815
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The Battle of New Orleans including the Previous Engagements between the Americans and the British, the Indians and the Spanish which led to the Final Conflict on the 8th of January, 1815

By Z. F. (Zachariah Frederick) Smith
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  • THE
  • Battle of New Orleans
    • INCLUDING THE Previous Engagements between the Americans and the British, the Indians, and the Spanish which led to the Final Conflict on the 8th of January, 1815 BY ZACHARY F. SMITH
    • PREFACE
    • INTRODUCTION
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
    • The Battle of New Orleans
      • Gulf Coast Campaign, Preceding the Final Struggle.
      • General Jackson Assumes Command of the Seventh Military District of the Southwest.
      • Battle at Mobile Bay—the British Repulsed.
      • Assault and Capture of Pensacola, the Spanish Capital of Florida—the British Driven To Sea.
      • Lafitte, the Pirate of the Gulf, and His Sea-rovers, Loyal To the American Cause.
      • Jackson Arrives in New Orleans.
      • Battle of the Gunboats With the Fleet of Barges.
      • Jackson Declares Martial Law.
      • To the Citizens of New Orleans.
      • Bayou Bienvenue and the British Spies of The Fishermen's Village.
      • Five Thousand British Troops enter Bayou Bienvenue and Land near Villere's Plantation.
      • Jackson Determines To Attack—bloody Night-battle of the Twenty-third of December.
      • Jackson Entrenches at Rodrique's Old Canal Site.
      • The Ship Carolina Burned With Hot Shot—Artillery Duel on the Twenty-eighth.
      • Defenses on the West Bank of the River.
      • A Second Attempt To Breach the American Works, on the First of January—Great Artillery Duel.
      • A View From the Enemy's Standpoint.
      • Tennessee and Kentucky Troops Arrive—Government Censured for Neglect.
      • Jackson's Entrenched Line, and the Positions of the Troops and Artillery.
      • The artillery was distributed on the line as follows:
      • The Battle of Sunday, the Eighth of January.
      • An English Officer's Account of the Battle.
      • British Excuses for Defeat.
      • Battle of the Eighth of January on the West Bank of the River.
      • Defensive Works and Forces on the West Bank, Opposite Jackson's Camp.
      • The British Cross the River and Land at Daybreak; They Begin the Attack—The Battle and Retreat.
      • "The Kentuckians Ingloriously Fled"—A Profound Sensation.
      • A Court of Inquiry Appointed by the Commander-in-chief Exonerates the Kentuckians.
      • Controversy Between Jackson and Adair.
      • The Covert Retreat of the British.
      • Repulse of the British Fleet Before Fort St. Philip.
      • An English Soldier's View of Defeat.
      • Second Attack on Fort Bowyer, Mobile Bay.
      • Negotiations for Peace Concluded on the 24th of December, 1814.
      • Legislature Suppressed Under Martial Law—Charges Of Treasonable Utterances.
      • General Jackson—Clash with the Court.
      • England's Purpose to Conquer and Hold Possession of the Territory Ceded by Napoleon, and to Establish Her Dominion in the Mississippi Valley.
      • Just Like Jackson.
      • Humiliation of England.
      • Death of Lord Pakenham.
      • British Soldiers Won Laurels in European Wars.
      • General Andrew Jackson.
      • Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky.
      • General John Adair.
      • Colonel Gabriel Slaughter.
      • Kentucky's Contribution To the War of 1812-15.
    • Gulf Coast Campaign, Preceding the Final Struggle.
    • General Jackson Assumes Command of the Seventh Military District of the Southwest.
    • Battle at Mobile Bay—the British Repulsed.
    • Assault and Capture of Pensacola, the Spanish Capital of Florida—the British Driven To Sea.
    • Lafitte, the Pirate of the Gulf, and His Sea-rovers, Loyal To the American Cause.
    • Jackson Arrives in New Orleans.
    • Battle of the Gunboats With the Fleet of Barges.
    • Jackson Declares Martial Law.
    • To the Citizens of New Orleans.
    • Bayou Bienvenue and the British Spies of The Fishermen's Village.
    • Five Thousand British Troops enter Bayou Bienvenue and Land near Villere's Plantation.
    • Jackson Determines To Attack—bloody Night-battle of the Twenty-third of December.
    • Jackson Entrenches at Rodrique's Old Canal Site.
    • The Ship Carolina Burned With Hot Shot—Artillery Duel on the Twenty-eighth.
    • Defenses on the West Bank of the River.
    • A Second Attempt To Breach the American Works, on the First of January—Great Artillery Duel.
    • A View From the Enemy's Standpoint.
    • Tennessee and Kentucky Troops Arrive—Government Censured for Neglect.
    • Jackson's Entrenched Line, and the Positions of the Troops and Artillery.
    • The artillery was distributed on the line as follows:
    • The Battle of Sunday, the Eighth of January.
    • An English Officer's Account of the Battle.
    • British Excuses for Defeat.
    • Battle of the Eighth of January on the West Bank of the River.
    • Defensive Works and Forces on the West Bank, Opposite Jackson's Camp.
    • The British Cross the River and Land at Daybreak; They Begin the Attack—The Battle and Retreat.
    • "The Kentuckians Ingloriously Fled"—A Profound Sensation.
    • A Court of Inquiry Appointed by the Commander-in-chief Exonerates the Kentuckians.
    • Controversy Between Jackson and Adair.
    • The Covert Retreat of the British.
    • Repulse of the British Fleet Before Fort St. Philip.
    • An English Soldier's View of Defeat.
    • Second Attack on Fort Bowyer, Mobile Bay.
    • Negotiations for Peace Concluded on the 24th of December, 1814.
    • Legislature Suppressed Under Martial Law—Charges Of Treasonable Utterances.
    • General Jackson—Clash with the Court.
    • England's Purpose to Conquer and Hold Possession of the Territory Ceded by Napoleon, and to Establish Her Dominion in the Mississippi Valley.
    • Just Like Jackson.
    • Humiliation of England.
    • Death of Lord Pakenham.
    • British Soldiers Won Laurels in European Wars.
    • General Andrew Jackson.
    • Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky.
    • General John Adair.
    • Colonel Gabriel Slaughter.
    • Kentucky's Contribution To the War of 1812-15.
    • APPENDIX
      • LIST OF KENTUCKIANS IN THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS
      • I
        • Roll of Field and Staff, Mitchusson's Regiment of Kentucky Detached Militia, War of 1812, Commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel William Mitchusson
        • CAPTAIN THOMAS GRIFFIN'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN ROBERT SMITH'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN THOMAS STERRETT'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN SAMUEL F. MALONE'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN JOHN C. DODD'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN EDWARD WILBURN'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN ROBERT PAXTON'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN JAMES ROBISON'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN ALMY McLEAN'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN ROBERT PATTERSON'S COMPANY
      • Roll of Field and Staff, Mitchusson's Regiment of Kentucky Detached Militia, War of 1812, Commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel William Mitchusson
      • CAPTAIN THOMAS GRIFFIN'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN ROBERT SMITH'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN THOMAS STERRETT'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN SAMUEL F. MALONE'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN JOHN C. DODD'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN EDWARD WILBURN'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN ROBERT PAXTON'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN JAMES ROBISON'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN ALMY McLEAN'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN ROBERT PATTERSON'S COMPANY
      • II
        • Roll of Field and Staff, Slaughter's Regiment, Kentucky Detached Militia, War of 1812, Commanded by Lieutenant-colonel Gabriel Slaughter
        • CAPTAIN GEORGE McAFEE'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN JOHN EVANS' COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN LEONARD P. HIGDON'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN JONATHAN OWSLEY'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN JOHN FARMER'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN ADAM VICKERY'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN WILLIAM WOOD'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN WILLIAM WADE'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN EDWARD BERRY'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN WILLIAM PHILIPS' COMPANY
      • Roll of Field and Staff, Slaughter's Regiment, Kentucky Detached Militia, War of 1812, Commanded by Lieutenant-colonel Gabriel Slaughter
      • CAPTAIN GEORGE McAFEE'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN JOHN EVANS' COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN LEONARD P. HIGDON'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN JONATHAN OWSLEY'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN JOHN FARMER'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN ADAM VICKERY'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN WILLIAM WOOD'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN WILLIAM WADE'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN EDWARD BERRY'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN WILLIAM PHILIPS' COMPANY
      • III
        • Roll of Field and Staff, Davis's Regiment, Kentucky Detached Militia, War of 1812, Commanded by Lieutenant-colonel Presley Gray
        • CAPTAIN ROBERT THRUSTON'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN THOMAS JOYES' COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN WILLIAM WALKER'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN JOSEPH FUNK'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN ZIBA HOLT'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN WILLIAM GANAWAY'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN JACOB PEACOCK'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN ZACHARIAH TERRELL'S COMPANY
        • CAPTAIN AARON HART'S COMPANY
      • Roll of Field and Staff, Davis's Regiment, Kentucky Detached Militia, War of 1812, Commanded by Lieutenant-colonel Presley Gray
      • CAPTAIN ROBERT THRUSTON'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN THOMAS JOYES' COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN WILLIAM WALKER'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN JOSEPH FUNK'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN ZIBA HOLT'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN WILLIAM GANAWAY'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN JACOB PEACOCK'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN ZACHARIAH TERRELL'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN AARON HART'S COMPANY
    • LIST OF KENTUCKIANS IN THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS
    • I
      • Roll of Field and Staff, Mitchusson's Regiment of Kentucky Detached Militia, War of 1812, Commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel William Mitchusson
      • CAPTAIN THOMAS GRIFFIN'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN ROBERT SMITH'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN THOMAS STERRETT'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN SAMUEL F. MALONE'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN JOHN C. DODD'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN EDWARD WILBURN'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN ROBERT PAXTON'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN JAMES ROBISON'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN ALMY McLEAN'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN ROBERT PATTERSON'S COMPANY
    • Roll of Field and Staff, Mitchusson's Regiment of Kentucky Detached Militia, War of 1812, Commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel William Mitchusson
    • CAPTAIN THOMAS GRIFFIN'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN ROBERT SMITH'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN THOMAS STERRETT'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN SAMUEL F. MALONE'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN JOHN C. DODD'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN EDWARD WILBURN'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN ROBERT PAXTON'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN JAMES ROBISON'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN ALMY McLEAN'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN ROBERT PATTERSON'S COMPANY
    • II
      • Roll of Field and Staff, Slaughter's Regiment, Kentucky Detached Militia, War of 1812, Commanded by Lieutenant-colonel Gabriel Slaughter
      • CAPTAIN GEORGE McAFEE'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN JOHN EVANS' COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN LEONARD P. HIGDON'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN JONATHAN OWSLEY'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN JOHN FARMER'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN ADAM VICKERY'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN WILLIAM WOOD'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN WILLIAM WADE'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN EDWARD BERRY'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN WILLIAM PHILIPS' COMPANY
    • Roll of Field and Staff, Slaughter's Regiment, Kentucky Detached Militia, War of 1812, Commanded by Lieutenant-colonel Gabriel Slaughter
    • CAPTAIN GEORGE McAFEE'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN JOHN EVANS' COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN LEONARD P. HIGDON'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN JONATHAN OWSLEY'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN JOHN FARMER'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN ADAM VICKERY'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN WILLIAM WOOD'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN WILLIAM WADE'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN EDWARD BERRY'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN WILLIAM PHILIPS' COMPANY
    • III
      • Roll of Field and Staff, Davis's Regiment, Kentucky Detached Militia, War of 1812, Commanded by Lieutenant-colonel Presley Gray
      • CAPTAIN ROBERT THRUSTON'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN THOMAS JOYES' COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN WILLIAM WALKER'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN JOSEPH FUNK'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN ZIBA HOLT'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN WILLIAM GANAWAY'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN JACOB PEACOCK'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN ZACHARIAH TERRELL'S COMPANY
      • CAPTAIN AARON HART'S COMPANY
    • Roll of Field and Staff, Davis's Regiment, Kentucky Detached Militia, War of 1812, Commanded by Lieutenant-colonel Presley Gray
    • CAPTAIN ROBERT THRUSTON'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN THOMAS JOYES' COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN WILLIAM WALKER'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN JOSEPH FUNK'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN ZIBA HOLT'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN WILLIAM GANAWAY'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN JACOB PEACOCK'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN ZACHARIAH TERRELL'S COMPANY
    • CAPTAIN AARON HART'S COMPANY
    • INDEX
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