It was fought on January 8th, 1815 between the British Army and the US army. This battles happened about two weeks after signing the Treaty of Ghent that was suppose to end the war. General Andrew Jackson achieved the greatest American victory from the battle.
Battle of New Orleans
One lasting effect was the Treaty of Ghent. From this treaty, prewar boundaries had been restored. Another lasting effect was that federalist lost popularity and ultimately died out over time. And lastly, another lasting effect of this war was the wave of American patriotism and unity. This also lead to the Era of Good Feeling.