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Creek War

The Creek War 1813–1814 from the Horshoe Bend National Military Park, Daviston, Alabama.

Today in History: The Creek Indians Surrender (August 9, 1814), brief summary from the Library of Congress.

The Creek War, 1813 - 1814 Hall Morris' biography of Jackson.

The Creek War, a two-page history, from War of 1812 website, made for a four-part documentary.

The Battle of New Orleans

"Jackson and the Battle of New Orleans," C-SPAN vignette with historian Doug Brinkley (11 minutes)

Wikipedia: Battle of New Orleans.

"Old Hickory's Finest Hour" by Thomas Fleming, from The Quarterly Journal of Military History (Winter, 2001)

Comprehensive history of Andrew Jackson's actions at New Orleans , from War of 1812 website, made for a four-part documentary.

"A National Hero, the Battle of New Orleans" from Hall Morris' biography of Jackson.

Amazon. The Battle of New Orleans: Andrew Jackson and America's First Military Victory by Robert V. Remini.

Amazon. Lafitte the Pirate by Lyle Saxon and E.H. Suydam

Amazon. The Memoirs of Jean Lafitte edited by Gene Marshall.

Review by one of the "Brothers Judd." Giving it a B+. "It is, of course, possible that he overstates this case a little, having such a vested interest in Jackson's career."

LibraryThing: Catalog your books online.

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Alexander Hamilton on the Web. All about Alexander Hamilton, founding father and first Secretary of the Treasury.

D-Day on the Web. Comprehensive directory of resources about the allied invasion of Normandy.