Did the Battle of Fayal really have an impact on the Battle of New Orleans 3,000 miles away?
A lonely, gallant battle fought by the designer of our flag set the stage for Andrew Jackson's victory at New Orleans.
The Corps is supposed to be tough, and is. This often confounds its enemies and sometimes irritates the nation’s other services
Without doubt they were Washington, who walked carefully within the Constitution, and Lincoln, who stretched it as far as he dared
Andrew Jackson challenged Thomas Hart Benton in a bloody frontier brawl, but they later formed a political team which left its mark on America.
Over 350 years a mighty pageant of history has moved through the myth-haunted valley of the “Great River of the Mountains”
Andrew Jackson won a stunning victory over a veteran British army that would eventually propel him to the White House
The third in a series on TIMES OF TRIAL IN AMERICAN STATECRAFT
Old Hickory's attack on Biddle's bank had some unexpected consequences