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Suggested Readings

Contemporary Accounts

GLEIG, G. R., Campaigns of the British Army at Washington, Baltimore and New Orleans in the Years 1814 and 1815. N. Carey and Sons, Philadelphia, 1821. (Recently reissued in an Everyman's Library edition.)

NOLTE, VINCENT, Memoirs or Fifty Years in Both Hemispheres. G. H. Watt, New York, 1934. Good on general conditions at New Orleans.

Other stories of the New Orleans Campaign by men who participated in it are in rare books.

General Histories

ADAMS, HENRY, History of the United States in the Administrations of Jefferson and Madison. 9 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1921.

ROOSEVELT, THEODORE, Naval War of 1812. G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1910.


JAMES, MARQUIS, Andrew Jackson, Border Captain. Bobbs-Merrill Co., Indianapolis, 1933.

__________, Portrait of a President. Bobbs-Merrill Co., Indianapolis, 1937.

The first volume contains vivid descriptions of the part Jackson played in the War of 1812. The latter continues his life as President.

SAXON, LYLE, Lafitte the Pirate. Century Co., New York, 1930. Much local color.

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