The "General Armstrong" Privateer
War of 1812

The "General Armstrong" Privateer

In September 1814, in the Portuguese port of Fayal, of the Azores, a crew of American privateersmen defended the brig General Armstrong against an overwhelming British force.

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The Cruise of the U.S.S. Wasp
War of 1812

The Cruise of the U.S.S. Wasp

Written by Theodore Roosevelt | In the War of 1812 the little American Navy, including only a dozen frigates and sloops of war, won a series of victories against the English.

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The Battle of New Orleans
War of 1812

The Battle of New Orleans

The Battle of New Orleans was fought between the British and American Army (led by future president Andrew Jackson) in January 1815, shortly after the War of 1812 had ended.

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