war of 1812


Bound Volumes: May 18, 2023

Bound Volumes May 18, 2023 210 YEARS AGOHavre de Grace – This morning, a little after the break of day, a British armed force, under cover of armed vessels which anchored in front of this town in eleven large barges, landed below a small breast work which had been roughly thrown up, and in which were one nine and two four pounders, manned by 50 militia. The vessels in front of the town threw 8 Congreve rockets, one of which…


Bound Volumes: 08-25-22

Bound Volumes August 25, 2022 210 YEARS AGOReprinted from the London Courier — “America knows not that the vigor of the British Empire increases with the necessity of exerting it — that our elasticity rises with the pressure upon us — that difficulties only make us more firm and undaunted — that dangers only give us the additional means of overcoming them. It is in such a state of affairs, in such a great crisis, that a nation like Great…

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