Category Archives: War of 1812

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American Vessels: Captured by the British During the

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Sanford, Lyman; wife Eunace, WC-30059, srv Capt Samuel McNett's or McNitt's Co. Unfortunately (fortunately?) the fellow I'm researching was filthy rich by the time of the Civil War, so he would have laughed at applying for a pension, and sure enough there is no application. The British had lost about fifty in killed, wounded, and missing, and the Americans about thirty. Tirronan ( talk ) 17:24, 2 October 2016 (UTC) Godwhale I don't know why you are pushing the issue of the Henry Papers.
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Cemetery Inscriptions, and Revolutionary, War of 1812, and

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And I have found quite a lot of things by doing catalogue searches. His orders emphasized the need for obedience and bravery from his men, while at the same time calling for humane treatment of civilians. The Naval War of 1812: Or, The History of the United States Navy During the Last War with Great Britain, to which is Appended an Account of the Battle of New Orleans. Privates of Captain Cameron's Company to Whom Leave of Absence has been Granted, Viz. Read [Ens., Tennessee Militia, Davidson County] in case concerning Maj.
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Wanderings in South America: The North-West of the United

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It had a horseshoe-shaped barrier wall facing the inlet made of oyster shell cement 14 feet thick at the bottom and 8 feet at the top. By early 1814, there were over 800 troops stationed in Cornwall, a number that swelled to over 4,000 British regulars by September. These events had a direct impact on British North America and on the United States, which had recently become independent after the American Revolution. For all tables: If you see whole numbers (100, 200, 10,000) it means best esitmate from multiple sources.
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Napoleon's Campaign in Russia Anno 1812 (Large Print

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Otherwise, many reckoned, not only would America be humiliated, so would the Republican Party. Work began immediately, while more soldiers came from Kentucky and Virginia, bringing the garrison rolls up to 1,800 Regulars and militia by the end of the month. These new regiments adopted the uniform of the First Rifles. USS Constitution official home page. Learn about this famous frigate's history, and take a virtual tour of the recently restored ship. Symbols from the war include Old Ironsides, Uncle Sam, and the Star- Spangled Banner.
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Memoir of the Rev. Thomas Henry, Christian minister, York

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His disposition was mordant ... " (John Elting, - p 162) "He was considered cautious ... or even reluctant to bring his squadrons to battle, but that was mainly on those occasions that Murat was in overall command, who Nansouty considered to be somewhat over zealous and headstrong ... Johnson claimed to have killed him, but Johnson probably could not have told Tecumseh from Sitting Bull. Her declaration for bounty land also states that Coleman Clayton's discharge paper was lost when his house burned down prior to his marriage to Elizabeth Wyatt.
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Halcrow: Webster's Timeline History, 1812 - 2007

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You state: "the Federalists argued was ‘rather manufactured for exportation than home consumption being destined to go to Europe…to flatter France & terrify Britain.'" But that quote has nothing to do with the Henry letter. It also provided a framework for these skirmishers to support the main infantry battle. The lieutenant said, "Tell the captain we will be there." The feeling of risk, of danger, should always be present to keep things interesting, and every game should include some surprises.” Following through the vast, interconnected rabbit warren of websites, I found some very thoughtful and sharp essays and musings by Nikolas Lloyd.
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Ateneo Veneto: Indici dei Lavori Comparsi Nelle sue

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A similar effort in East Florida was less successful. Shaw was in the Highland Company, wounded 3 times and in 1779 he recruited and trained the Ranger's first rifle company which showed great courage at Elizabethtown, New Jersey and saw action in the Southern Campaign. “On the 25th of December 1782, his Majesty was graciously pleased to make the Rangers rank universally permanent which they had hitherto only held in the scene of action, America: the Queen's Rangers, cavalry and infantry, were honourably enrolled in the British Army.” Three hundred and twenty men of the Queen's Rangers 1st American Regiment ended the war at Yorktown, Va.
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The Naval War of 1812: Or, the History of the United States

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From the rise to brigadier of blacksmith John Chandler, to the Highland heroics of Alexander Fraser, Strange Fatality explores the dynamics of a night battle that stemmed the tide of invasion, cost two generals their freedom and unseated the highest-ranking soldier in the American army. See also, Heitman, Historical Register, 1:944, giving date of discharge as June 15, 1815. - http://ajax.lva.lib.va.us/ - John Thorp (Capt - 35th Inf) - GREENSVILLE COUNTY, VIRGINIA Militia Lists - Jan. 9, 1809, William Bailey is recommended to the Gov. in Council to execute the office of Captain to raise a Volunteer Company of Light Infantry to be attached to the 2nd Battalion, John Thorp as Lieut. in said Co. & Charles C.
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Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United

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Crossing the Detroit river, Hull and his men landed in the small community of Sandwich without any opposition, and the general moved his headquarters into the red brick house of Colonel Francois Baby, a local Canadian militia officer. While the summer was occupied by these excursions, Commodore (then Captain) Oliver Hazard Perry had been assigned to Lake Erie and was building ships at Presque Isle (Erie, Pennsylvania). The River Dnieper ran through the middle. An attempt to take Mobile with a small force was unsuccessful, when a slave revolt did not materialize.
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1812; The War, and Its Moral: A Canadian Chronicle (Classic

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Operations performed were crude and, by Martin’s standards, professionally unacceptable. This was followed (beginning p. 23) by the trial of Nathan Johnson, a drummer of Capt. The British army abandoned Detroit and retreated up the Thames River. As a result of limitations on staff research time, the Archives can search no more than two names per request. The operation lasted 45 days, and at its height more than 2,600 military personnel were in action. [296] It was the Canadian Forces third-largest recent domestic deployment, after "Operation Recuperation" in response to the 1998 ice storm, and " Operation Assistance " in response to the 1997 Red River flood. [296] The Iraq War (2003–2011) began with the invasion of Iraq on March 20, 2003.
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