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The sub-section to the Napoleonic War (1793-1815), fought primarily in the United States, at sea, & in Canada - Between 1811 and 1815.
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War of 1812Old Woolen Factory - Forksville PA

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Kersey cloth for the War of 1812. Kersey cloth is a heavy wool or wool and cotton blend used to make uniforms and coats.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/11/2022

last visited: 9/9/2022

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War of 1812The War of 1812 - Tappahannock VA

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Impressment of Americans into British service and the violation of American ships were among the causes of American War of 1812 with the British, which lasted until 1815.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/11/2022

last visited: 9/10/2022

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War of 1812Fighting Back Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail - Alexandria VA

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With Alexandria under British control in August 1814, top-ranking U.S. military men gathered at this high point above the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2022

last visited: 9/9/2022

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War of 1812Stephen Decatur - Philadelphia PA

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Famed U.S. Navy officer. Capture of H.M.S. Macedonian, 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/10/2022

last visited: 9/9/2022

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War of 1812Free to Fight Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail - Colonial Beach VA

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During the War of 1812, to weaken the American economy, the British took tobacco and lured the enslaved labor force from plantations along the Potomac River. Physically fit males also provided the British with a valuable source of new recruits.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/10/2022

last visited: 9/10/2022

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War of 181241st Regiment of Foot - War Of 1812 / Private Patrick Russell - Maumee OH

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This marker can be found at Fort Miamis, Side Cut Metropark, Maumee, OH

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 9/9/2022

last visited: 9/9/2022

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War of 1812Macedonian Monument - Annapolis, MD

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One of many monuments at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/9/2022

last visited: never

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War of 1812Dudley's Massacre - Maumee OH

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Here, on May 5, 1813, Colonel Dudley's troops spiked the British artillery besieging Fort Meigs.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Ohio

date approved: 9/8/2022

last visited: 9/7/2022

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War of 1812River Raisin Block House - Monroe MI

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Site of River Raisin Block house occupied By American troops. Burned by the British Capt., Elliott under order Of Col. Proctor. Aug. 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/7/2022

last visited: 9/7/2022

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War of 1812Kitty Knight House - Georgetown MD

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Mistress Kitty Knight is said to have confronted British forces led by Rear Admiral George Cockburn in 1813. Knight reportedly pleaded with Cockburn to spare her home and the neighboring house of an elderly woman from burning.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/31/2022

last visited: 8/29/2022

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War of 1812Bracing for an Attack Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail - Easton MD

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Easton expected to be a British target during the War of 1812. A two-story brick armory in the center of town housed cannon, small arms, and military stores to serve all of Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/29/2022

last visited: 8/28/2022

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War of 1812Clearing the Way to Washington Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail - Bladensburg MD

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The Battle of Bladensburg on August 24, 1814, ended in defeat for the United States and allowed the British to invade Washington, D.C. Once the Americans realized the British route of advance, there was little time to prepare.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/28/2022

last visited: 8/26/2022

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War of 1812The British are Coming-Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail - Benedict MD

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Residents along the Patuxent watched nervously as wave after wave of British warships approached the tiny town of Benedict. For months enemy raiders had terrorized Southern Maryland. Benedict felt their sting twice in June 1814.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/28/2022

last visited: 8/26/2022

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War of 1812British Advance Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail - Bladensburg MD

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On August 24, 1814, the British established an artillery position nearby and fired cannon and rockets at American defenders. Local tradition claims that walls of the house were scarred by cannonballs, but no evidence exists.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/28/2022

last visited: 8/26/2022

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War of 1812Crafting a Legacy Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail - Baltimore MD

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In 1813, Mary Pickersgill’s flag-making business was commissioned to sew a garrison flag and a smaller storm flag for Fort McHenry, Mary’s mother, daughter, nieces, and African American servants helped complete the task in about seven weeks.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/26/2022

last visited: 8/26/2022

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War of 1812In Full Glory Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail - Baltimore MD

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At home in the city credited with helping to turn the tide for Americans in the War of 1812, the collections of the Maryland Historical Society preserve evidence of the people who live this history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/26/2022

last visited: 8/26/2022

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War of 1812Final Rest Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail - Baltimore, MD

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Once Baltimore’s most prestigious cemetery, Westminster Burying Ground was the final resting place for many prominent Baltimoreans, including some 25 from the War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/26/2022

last visited: 8/26/2022

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War of 1812Captured British Carronade - Rockport, Massachusetts

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A small cannon is displayed on the front lawn of First Congregational Church in Rockport, Massachusetts. Americans captured the Royal Navy gun after it fired on the steeple during the Invasion of Sandy Bay on the morning of September 9, 1814.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/21/2022

last visited: never

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War of 1812Ross Monument - Rostrevor, County Down, Northern Ireland

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The car park is on the south side of busy Warrenpoint Road. The monument is to the north.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Ulster, Ireland

date approved: 5/4/2022

last visited: never

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War of 1812The Wilkinson Campaign - Hammond, New York

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This plaque, located in Hammond, New York, provides information about Major General James Wilkinson, who, in September, November 1813, led a campaign to capture Montreal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New York

date approved: 4/29/2022

last visited: never

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War of 1812Pro Patria Mori Monument - Fort Erie, Ontario.

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This monument is dedicated to the men killed at the siege of Fort Erie in 1814. 150 British and three American victims lost their lives following the successful defence of Fort Erie by the American Forces.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/14/2022

last visited: never

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War of 1812Bacon Solid - Boalsburg, PA

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This cannon was captured by the US Navy during the War of 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/2/2022

last visited: 4/10/2022

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War of 1812Observing the Enemy - Pasadena MD

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Local Militia Captain Francis Hancock, master of Hancock's Resolution Plantation, commanded a company in the 22nd Regiment, Maryland Militia. The company's duties included observation of enemy movements south of the mouth of the Patapsco.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/9/2022

last visited: 3/9/2022

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War of 1812Hart County -- Munfordville KY USA

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A historical marker placed by the US Daughters of 1812 explains the county's namesake's connection to the War of 1812

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kentucky

date approved: 2/22/2022

last visited: 2/22/2022

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War of 1812Hessian Barracks - Frederick, MD

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A historic barracks, the first building commissioned by the state of Maryland, in Frederick, Maryland. During the War of 1812, local militia guarded British prisoners here and protected official state documents sent from Annapolis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/18/2022

last visited: 8/18/2022

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