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The Battle of Baltimore and the British siege of Fort McHenry took was the first battle in the War of 1812. The war was between the United States and the British forces.The United States under Major General Samuel Smith comprised of 1000 men at Fort McHenry who had 20 guns, against the British forces under Vice Admiral Sir Alexander Cochrane. The British were better equipped with 19 ships and about 5,000 men. The British advanced to attack Baltimore, a vital port city which they believed was the base of many American privateers. The war ended with a successful defense of Baltimore.
The Battle of New Orleans was the last major battle fought in the War of 1812. The American soldiers were led by Major General Andrew Jackson against the British forces led by Admiral Alexander Cochrane. The battle was one of the biggest and most decisive engagements that prevented the British from seizing New Orleans and other territory from the Louisiana Purchase.
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