A young lawyer held aboard a british ship during the shelling was elated to see the american flag still flying above the fort at dawn. On the back of a letter he scribbled a poem about the battle
Federalists from New England met in Hartford Connecticut to discuss what they could do independently of the US, and to gain more power for their region
British fleet landed near New Orleans. Andrew Jacksn led the troops to a decisive victory. He became a national hero. Ironically, the Treaty of Ghent was signed December 24, which was before the battle.