23 Dec 1814
Managing to avoid American detection Matthew's Militia unit and the British construct camp at Villere's Platation. In the evening General Jackson positions his forces for a night attack, taking the camp by surprise. After severe fighting the Americans withdraw.
23 Dec 1814Louisiana, US
Initial skirmishes around New Orleans.
24 Dec 1814Ghent, Belgium
Treaty of Ghent signed to end the war.
24 Dec 1814
The Treaty of Ghent is signed on the day Pierre and Ellen's baby boy is born.
01 Jan 1815Louisiana, US
British repulsed at the Battle of Rodriguez Canal.
08 Jan 1815Louisian, US
Conclusive American victory at the Battle of New Orleans. Ends 9th January 1815.
08 Jan 1815
Matthew observes time and time again the combined British and Militia forces repelled by a well entrenched opponent. End 9th January 1815.
09 Jan 1815Louisiana, US
American forces withstand British navy at the siege of Fort St. Philip. Ends 18th January 1815.