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Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) An account of some of the bloody deeds of Gen. Jackson [with coffins, response]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06797 Author/Creator: Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Broadside Date: 1828 ca. Pagination: 1 sheet 49.6 x 32 cm

Summary of Content: Dramatic broadside. A sarcastic rejoinder to the broadside "An Account of the Bloody Deeds of Gen. Jackson." Features coffin surrounded by dozens of smaller black coffins. With a pro-Jackson text that ironically describes the "slaughter" of the Gen. Packenham and the British Soldiers who invaded New Orleans in 1815. Sir E. Packenham led the British troops. An ironic rejoinder to GLC 5566.

Background Information:

People: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentMilitary HistoryWar of 1812Global History and CivicsForeign AffairsPropagandaPolitics

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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