New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
Friday, March 24, 2017
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The Battle of New Orleans of the War of 1812 was fought on this day in 1814

The Battle of New Orleans of the War of 1812 was fought on this day in 1814 with Gen. Andrew Jackson in command of the American Army. Neither side knew that the war had ended two weeks earlier, December 24, 1814, by the Treaty of Ghent.