Star Spandled Banner Flying over Fort McHenry, Baltimore September 13, 1814 See Here for account of how Francis Scott Key came to compose the Star Spanled Banner which became our national anthem



The Battle of New Orleans took place on January 8, 1815, and was the final major battle of the War of 1812. American forces, with General Andrew Jackson in command, defeated an invading British Army intent on seizing New Orleans and America's vast western lands. The Treaty of Ghent had been signed on 24 December 1814, but news of the peace would not reach New Orleans until February The Society which was to become the National Society United States Daughters of 1812, was organized on January 8, 1892, on the 77th anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans. Mrs. Flora Adams Darling was the founder and first president.



Daughters War 1812