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Tennesseans at War, 1812-1815: Andrew Jackson, the Creek War, and the Battle of New Orleans by Tom Kanon (review)

Tennesseans at War, 1812-1815: Andrew Jackson, the Creek War, and the Battle of New Orleans by... JOURNAL OF THE EARLY REPUBLIC (Fall 2015) Adams's loss to Thomas Jefferson in the 1800 election, moreover, resulted from events that happened while he was in office, not before, including tax increases, an expensive military buildup, and the Alien and Sedition Acts. St u art Lei big er is a professor at La Salle University. He is the author of Founding Friendship: George Washington, James Madison and the Creation of the American Republic (Charlottesville, VA, 1999) and the editor of A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe (West Sussex, UK, 2013). Tennesseans at War, 1812­1815: Andrew Jackson, the Creek War, and the Battle of New Orleans. By Tom Kanon. (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2014. Pp. 263. Cloth, $49.95; ebook, $49.95.) Reviewed by Jonathan M. Atkins The title Tennesseans at War might lead readers to expect a study of the sixteenth state's homefront during the War of 1812. Tom Kanon, archivist at the Tennessee State Library and Archives, plans instead to address the state's social and cultural history in a separate volume. Here he presents a ``military and political history of the Old Southwest'' (2) that focuses on Tennessee soldiers in Andrew Jackson's armies during the Creek http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of the Early Republic University of Pennsylvania Press

Tennesseans at War, 1812-1815: Andrew Jackson, the Creek War, and the Battle of New Orleans by Tom Kanon (review)

Journal of the Early Republic , Volume 35 (3) – Aug 18, 2015

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JOURNAL OF THE EARLY REPUBLIC (Fall 2015) Adams's loss to Thomas Jefferson in the 1800 election, moreover, resulted from events that happened while he was in office, not before, including tax increases, an expensive military buildup, and the Alien and Sedition Acts. St u art Lei big er is a professor at La Salle University. He is the author of Founding Friendship: George Washington, James Madison and the Creation of the American Republic (Charlottesville, VA, 1999) and the editor of A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe (West Sussex, UK, 2013). Tennesseans at War, 1812­1815: Andrew Jackson, the Creek War, and the Battle of New Orleans. By Tom Kanon. (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2014. Pp. 263. Cloth, $49.95; ebook, $49.95.) Reviewed by Jonathan M. Atkins The title Tennesseans at War might lead readers to expect a study of the sixteenth state's homefront during the War of 1812. Tom Kanon, archivist at the Tennessee State Library and Archives, plans instead to address the state's social and cultural history in a separate volume. Here he presents a ``military and political history of the Old Southwest'' (2) that focuses on Tennessee soldiers in Andrew Jackson's armies during the Creek

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Journal of the Early RepublicUniversity of Pennsylvania Press

Published: Aug 18, 2015

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