Category Archives: War of 1812

The silver token-coinage mainly issued between 1811 and 1812

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The British made a secret offer of autonomy to Benjamin Franklin in Paris (April 1782). He was also uncle to Isaac Hull and adopted Isaac after his father (William's brother Joseph) died while Isaac was young. 1. ^ a b Colonial Society of Massachusetts 1907, p. 369 2. ^ Colonial Society of Massachusetts 1907, p. 368 4. ^ Campbell & Clarke 1848, pp. 305–324 6. ^ Campbell & Clarke 1848, pp. 325–326 7. ^ Campbell & Clarke 1848, pp. 329–334 8. ^ Campbell & Clarke 1848, pp. 332–334 10. ^ Colonial Society of Massachusetts 1907, p. 366 * Campbell, Maria; Clarke, James F. (1848), Revolutionary Services and Civil Life of General William Hull, New York: D.

Correspondence Between the Hon. John Adams, Late President

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During the 1790s, French and British maritime policies produced several crises with the United States, but after 1803 the difficulties became much more serious. Even if Madison himself had demonstrated accountability, he showed a willingness to tolerate ineffective subordinates whose inability to devise an effective defense of the capital resulted in its downfall. They added, that the same constitution which conferred upon the Union the right of calling forth the militia, reserved to the states that of naming the officers; and that consequently (as they understood the clause) no officer of the Union had any right to command the militia, even during war, except the president in person: and in this case they were ordered to join an army commanded by another individual.

The Untold Story: About The War of 1812

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Every Federalist Party member in Congress opposed the declaration of war against Great Britain in June 1812. S. prevailed at Plattsburgh only because Sir George Prevost marched his army back to Canada after the British squadron on Lake Champlain was defeated. It was charged by the Democrats that the real object of the convention was to negotiate a separate treaty of peace, on behalf of New England, with Great Britain, but this charge was as warmly denied.

Phil Carver: A Romance of the War of 1812

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More vessels were deployed on the American seaboard and the blockade tightened. In the year of 1535, it was turned into a sanjak... Enemas would also be prepared and administered. The extensive online listings for Monroe County, New York cemetery records should provide researchers with a clear picture of what is still ... This is followed by a selection of documents sent by the Dept. of War to Congress, at Congress' request, intending to show that the Tennessee militia tour of duty was always three months; most of the documents are to or from either Tennessee Governor Willie Blount or the Secretary of War.

The Great Retreat: Napoleon's Grande Armée in Russia

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For example the cavalry was not supported with horse artilery. Rangers left Fort Russell, near Edwardsville, under the personal direction of Governor Ninian Edwards and Colonel Russell, and marched north on the Elkhart Hill landmark.7 On Salt Creek near there they burned the Kickapoo Indian town as the tribe fled; following this, they burned another Indian village on the lower Mackinaw and moved northward into our Partridge Township. There are captains and masters’ logs, and my very favourite, the surgeons’ journals.

Travels In Various Countries Of The East, More Particularly

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His orders were to go to Ohio, whose governor had been charged by Madison with raising a 1,200-man militia that would be augmented by the 4th Infantry Regiment from Vincennes, Indiana, to form the core of the army. General order addressed to the assistant deputy quartermaster [William B. C.: National Archives and Records Service, 1949. /Microfilm E 409.4 U55 1949/ Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War with Mexico, 1846-1848.

The effect of the War of 1812 upon the consolidation of the

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He strengthened the seaward defences of the town and established a signal station on a nearby promontory to warn of the approach of enemy ships. Most northeastern Indians lived in houses made of logs and bark, and the conical lodges ("wigwams") were sheathed in bark. More than twenty First Nations took up arms against the United States, while a few segments of tribes fought with the U. George Kinder was born April 17, 1783 in Washington County, Pennsylvania. Combs, Capt., Clark & Scott Cos KY, named in the War of 1812 Pension Application of John Combs, KY Militia., Vol 1, Virgil D.

Guidebook to the Historic Sites of the War of 1812: 2nd

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O’Brian became a merchant seaman at age seventeen as a galley boy on a Norwegian cargo vessel. He will not be writing Betsy, because "a letter to [Maury] is the same as one to her." Some countries include people who died of combat wounds years after they were inflicted some do not count them. Dalhousie, with the concurrence of Sherbrooke, used £1,000 of the Castine Fund in 1817 to establish the Officers Garrison Library in Halifax. Jackson brawled and drank, fought duels, and considered Indians and Blacks little more than animals.

Sea Power in Its Relations to the War of 1812

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It would be difficult to find a series of operations providing a much better object lesson than those of 1812 in which Major-General Sir Isaac Brock defeated the attempt of superior United States forces to conquer the Province of Upper Canada. Lucky, James Ludlam, William Luffman, Daniel Lufkin, Stephen Lumberson, John Lumsden, Charles D. The best source on Georgia units in the War of 1812 is "History of the Georgia Militia, 1783 - 186l," by Gordon Burns Smith, - published 2000, Boyd Publishing Co., Milledgeville, Ga. http://www.boydpublishing.com/geomili.htm

The Battle of Queenston Heights Oct. 13, 1812

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His father Alexander Heflin, now deceased, always recognized his mother Sarah as his lawful wife and they continuously lived together and cohabited as such until the death of his father. He stated he served the full period of sixty days in the War of 1812, and volunteered in Captain Hills Cavelry at Stafford Co., VA in May [he thinks] of 1814 and was honorably discharged at Belplains, VA in September 1814. MARTIN SPEGAL - Shown as enrolled on 10 Sept. 1814 in Capt. Led by fife and drum, they presented the usual mixture of dashing uniforms and civilian dress" (p. 253).