Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny

Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny

by Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger

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ISBN-13: 9780735213241
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/23/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,374
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

BRIAN KILMEADE and DON YAEGER are the coauthors of George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates, both New York Times bestsellers. Kilmeade cohosts Fox News Channel's morning show Fox & Friends and hosts the daily national radio show Kilmeade & Friends. He lives on Long Island. This is his fifth book. Yaeger has written or cowritten twenty-five books and lives in Florida.

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Table of Contents

Prologue 1

Chapter 1 Freedoms at Risk 5

Chapter 2 How to Lose a War 15

Chapter 3 The Making of a General 27

Chapter 4 A River Dyed Red 37

Chapter 5 The British on Offense 53

Chapter 6 Jackson Unleashed 73

Chapter 7 Target: New Orleans 91

Chapter 8 Losing Lake Borgne 107

Chapter 9 The Armies Assemble 123

Chapter 10 The First Battle of New Orleans 147

Chapter 11 The Defensive Line 159

Chapter 12 Day of Destiny 189

Chapter 13 The British Withdraw 207

Epilogue 221

Afterword 233

Acknowledgments 241

Notes 247

For Further Reading 261

Index 271

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Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well written. Should be a high school history requirement.
SharynR More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed this book and learned more history. I have read Brian Kilmeade's other two books, Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates and George Washington's Secret Six, and enjoyed them too.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thanks for writing this book. I don't remember being taught much about the War of 1812 in school so I was hungry for information. I read Secret Six and Barbary Pirates. Enjoyed them all tremendously!!!
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Good read for the history buffs
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A Great History Read. Makes you feel as if you are there, in the southern states. A real page turner.
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Very interesting ! Enjoyed reading it
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