The Generals: Andrew Jackson, Sir Edward Pakenham, and the Road to the Battle of New Orleans

By: Patterson, Benton Rain

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1st Edition / 1st Printing - No marks or writing observed in text. Binding tight and square. Damp stain on back of dust jacket and back cover of book. Does not affect text. Gently read. . . . . . . . TABLE OF CONTENTS: 1.) The immigrants' son -- 2.) A life on his own -- 3.) A nobelman's son -- 4.) The man who would be general -- 5.) The Napoleonic menace -- 6.) The brother-in-law -- 7.) The hero of Salamanca -- 8.) The approaching conflict -- 9.) The Indian fighter -- 10.) The fortunes of America's war -- 11.) The British offensive -- 12.) The jewel of the Mississippi -- 13.) Jackson takes command -- 14.) The pirates of Barataria -- 15.) The invasion -- 16.) The night assault -- 17.) The new British commander -- 18.) Preparing for battle -- 19.) The battle -- 20.) The retreat -- 21.) The Celebration. . . . . . . . 'In December of 1814, American forces led by Major General Andrew Jackson moved into the city of New Orleans. For the next six weeks, Jackson's ragtag troops of militiamen, free blacks, Indians, and pirates furiously defended the city against Britain's elite army, led by Lieutenant General Sir Edward Pakenham. In the bloody confrontation of the two armies, the American underdog army decisively defeated Sir Edward Pakenham.

Title: The Generals: Andrew Jackson, Sir Edward Pakenham, and the Road to the Battle of New Orleans

Author Name: Patterson, Benton Rain

Categories: Civil War,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: NYU Press: May 2005

ISBN Number: 0814767176

ISBN Number 13: 9780814767177

Book Condition: Collectible - Good

Jacket Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 83261