“Riveting history that reads like a stay-up-all-night thriller. Don’t miss this book!”
–Brad Thor, author of Use of Force.
“A tale as improbable as it is spellbinding, told with deft touch and insightful clarity. Brian Kilmeade has done it again.”
–General Stanley McChrystal (U.S. Army, Retired), author of Team of Teams
” The scholarship is impeccable, the topic immensely important, the story masterfully crafted. This little gem of a book belongs on the bookshelf of every history buff. What a triumph!”
–Jay Winik, author of April 1865 and 1944
“A wild, page-turning history of one of America’s most fascinating battles.”
–Brad Meltzer, bestselling author of The President’s Shadow
“Brian Kilmeade, who has a gift for narrative and an intuitive feel for great stories, has written an exciting account of New Orleans and how that battle changed America down the decades.”
–Jon Meacham, author of Thomas Jeffersonr, American Lion, Destiny and Power, and Franklin and Winston.
“A riveting introduction to one of the seminal battles in U.S. History. The War of 1812 folk legend of Old Hickory rides high on his horse again in this engrossing overview for readers of all ages. Highly recommended!”
–Douglas Brinkley, Professor of History at Rice University and author of Rightful Heritage
“Kilmeade shows how the patriotism of Jackson and his generation made America great in the first place. A terrific read.”
–Jane Hampton Cook, presidential historian and author of The Burning of the White House.
“The reader gets an inkling of the grit that made America great.”
–Erik Prince, author of Civilian Warriors