Hacks, Syncophants, Adventurers & Heroes The Battles
Copyright David Fitz-Enz 2001-2015


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Insignia of U S Army Colonel
Battle map of New Orleans and vicinity in 1814 as the British advance
The Battle of New Orleans fought on January 8, 1814, after the Treaty of ghent was signed
The premature battle of the War of 1812 on November 7, 1811
First action in the War of 1812 by the USS Constitution, July, 1812
American frigate USS Constitution engaging Royal Navy frigate HMS Guerriere
HMS Java attacking USS Constitution off the coast of Brazil
Captain James Lawrence uttering his last heroic words, "Don't give up the ship"
Man-of-war ramming an opponent to subdue the crew and capture the vessel