SURRENDER AT NEW ORLEANS General Sir Harry Smith in the Peninsula and America

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General Sir Harry Smith and his Spanish wife Juana led amazing lives. A boon companion of the Iron Duke throughout the Peninsula War, Smith witnessed the burning of the White House by British troops in the War of 1814. It then fell to him to surrender to Andrew Jackson after the disastrous defeat at New Orleans. He got back to Britain just in time to take part in Waterloo. An extraordinary account of two extraordinary romantic lives.

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