War of 1812 Monument to be unveiled in Historic French Camp

By FROM PRESS REPORTS,

FRENCH CAMP, MS – Few Americans are aware that the town of French Camp on the Natchez Trace played a key role in the War of 1812.  Prior to the Battle of New Orleans, Andrew Jackson staged his militia forces in French Camp, then returned to the community after the battle to rest and recuperate.  Three wounded members of Jackson’s forces passed














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