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Battle of Harve de Grace - Havre de Grace, MD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 32.438 W 076° 05.078
18S E 406797 N 4377335
Quick Description: Havre de Grace was caught in the War of 1812 when the British raided the town. One American lost his life, while one British soldier was wounded. The above coordinates are for the state historical marker, near the Concord Lighthouse.
Location: Maryland, United States
Date Posted: 1/1/2018 2:25:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMXE7G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MatthewCat
Views: 2

Long Description:
War of 1812

Here on the morning of May 3, 1813, British Forces under Admiral Cockburn landed, sacked, and burned the town. The principal defense were two small batteries on Concord point. The "Potato Battery" on high ground, was manned to the last by John O'Neill.
Name of Battle:
Battle of Havre de Grace

Name of War: War of 1812

Entrance Fee: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Date(s) of Battle (Beginning): 5/3/1813

Date of Battle (End): 5/3/1813

Parking: Not Listed

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