Articles from January, 2015

Poetry for New Orleans -The Retreat of the English

January 15, 2015

–From the New-Orleans Gazette, here reprinted by the Essex Register, April 5, 1815 The English mustered mighty strong, And bro’t their choicest troops along And thought it but a little song, To take our town of Orleans. From Plymouth and …

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News of the U.S.: January 1815

January 1: From New Orleans — “The enemy’s Congreve Rockets are very harmless weapons, for on the first inst. they threw about 1000 into our camp, and only killed 5 men, and wounded as many more.–The Kentucky troops call them …

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