British Invasion of Maryland, 1812-1815


This book presents the history of the British invasion of Maryland during the War of 1812. The volume includes the events leading up to the declaration of war against Great Britain, plus chapters about the privateersmen, the Chesapeake expedition, Blarney's flotilla, and Caulk's Field. Many details of the conflicts are included such as the battles at Frenchtown, Havre de Grace, Bladensburg, Washington, North Point and Baltimore. Also included is an appendix giving the Maryland roster of 11,000 soldier names. They are listed in alphabetical order by last names and include rank and the company they served. In the appendix is also a list of names of those belonging to the Society of the War of 1812 in Maryland and the National Society United States Daughters of War of 1812, State of Maryland, at the time of the book's original publication. Both of these are arranged in alphabetical order and list who the member is descended from. Includes a pullout map of the Chesapeake campaign in 1814.


William M. Marine


(1913), 2008, 5½x8½, paper, indices, map, 530 pp.

ISBN: 9780788409189