The Battle of New Orleans sets its scenes with an almost unbelievably colorful cast of characters - a happenstance coalition of militia-men, regulars, untrained frontiersmen, free blacks, Indians, townspeople, and of course, Jackson himself. His glorious, improbable victory will catapult a once-poor, uneducated orphan boy into the White House and forge the beginning of a true nation.
©1999 Robert V. Remini; (P)2000 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
"Todd provides a spirited, unvoiced presentation. He reads in a clear, distinct voice that is easy to follow. The dramatic text needs no further embellishment." (KLIATT)
"Todd skillfully handles this well-documented history of the final battles of the War of 1812." (Booklist)
No, but great first time read
Learning the depths of injuries and conditions soldiers endured.
Listen to before and after my 2nd visit to New Orleans. Brought places to life.
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