War Between the States

News of General Andrew Jackson, the War of 1812 and the important battle of New Orleans

16 pages, 6 x 9 1/2.

Legislature of Pennsylvania; Inaugural Address to the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania given by Simon Snyder. Brevet Appointments; Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, 1st December, 1814. (Long list by name, rank and date of appointment). List of officers brevetted for gallantry by the President. Events of the War; Lengthy accounts (several pages) of the battles of New Orleans and St. Mary's, signed in print by Andrew Jackson, Maj. Gen. Comdg. (multiple times), among others. Unofficial accounts of the action at New Orleans. Extract of a letter to his excellency Governor Blount from Colonel Andrew Hynes. Loss of the President's Frigate. Proceedings of Congress in the Senate and the House of Representatives, and more. Light wear and edge staining. Very desirable New Orleans related issue.

Trivia: The War of 1812 was fought between the United States and England from June 1812 to February 1815. One of the casualties of this war was the burning of the White House in Washington, D.C. by British forces on August 24, 1814.

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