Battle of New Orleans

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    Description of Battle of New Orleans, final battle in War of 1812, concentrating on events between Dec. 23, 1814, and Jan. 9, 1815. At beginning: "Extra (by Authority). Friend of the Laws. New-Orleans, Sunday, January 15, 1815." "The result of this brilliant affair is unparalelled in the history of war--the enemy have lost in killed, wounded, and prisoners, not less than 2600 men; their commander in chief, sir Edward Packenham, killed; generals Gibbs and Keene wounded, and a great proportion of their most distinguished officers either killed, taken or wounded; while on our part, extraordinary as the fact may appear, we have lost only 13 in killed and wounded."
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