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AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY  Popular

THE WAR OF 1812. Extracted from. AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY
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Casebook: The War of 1812  Popular

The War of 1812 between the United States and Great Britain (1812-1815) was the war that gave the United States the identity that we know today.
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Fort Erie and The War of 1812  Popular

Information on re-enactments and some stories from men who actually fought the battle
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Galafilm War of 1812 website!  Popular

You can discover what happened and who was involved by reading the people and stories, events and locations or background and ideas sections.
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Key Events & Causes: War of 1812  Popular

Names,Dates,Locations,and Significances of the war
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Revolutionary War and War of 1812 Historic Preservation Study website  Popular

American Battlefield Protection Program of the National Park Service
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Star-Spangled Banner and the War of 1812  Popular

FAQs Star-Spangled Banner and the War of 1812
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The War Of 1812  Popular

- Articles - Reenactments and Units - Book Reviews - Quizzes - Replicas - Links - Chart of British Regiments - Sound Clips - Prints for Sale - Animated GIF Battles - Chronology of Events - Video Clips
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The War of 1812 - Why, What and Who?  Popular

Footprints of Four Centuries,The Story of the American People
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War of 1812 Cemetery  Popular

NAMES OF THE UNITED STATES SOLDIERS BURIED IN THE OLD MILITARY CEMETERY NAME ~ COMMANDING OFFICER ~ CAUSE OF DEATH ~ ENTERED ~ DIED
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stories, re-enactments news, links to other War of 1812 sites,was approved by history television
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This Day in History
1779: 300 Continental Marines attacked the British at Fort George, Penobscot Bay.

1812: The USS Constitution escapes from a British squadron after a three day chase off New Jersey.

1862: Nathan Bedford Forrest made his first raid.

1862: A Naval court martial meeting in Richmond acquitted Flag Officer Tattnall with honor for ordering the destruction of the C.S.S. Virginia on 11 May after the evacuation of Norfolk.

1863: Confederate General John Hunt Morgan's raid on the North is dealt a serious blow when a large part of his force is captured as they try to escape across the Ohio River at Buffington Island, Ohio.

1863: After seeking to intercept the troops of General Morgan for some 10 days and 500 miles, the gun-boat squadron under Lieutenant Commander Fitch engaged the Confederate raiders as they attempted to effect a crossing of the Ohio River at Buffington Island. The U.S.S. Moose and steamer Alleghany Belle repeatedly frustrated the Southerners' attempts to cross.

1886: Atlanta, the first steel-hulled American cruiser armed with breechloading rifled guns, is commissioned.

1918: French and Americans advance on Soissons-Thierry line, taking Vierzy (north of Ourcq) and Neuilly St. Front (south of Ourcq).

1918: The U.S. armoured cruiser "San Diego" sunk off Fire Island, off New York, with six lost.

1940: President Roosevelt signs the "Two-Ocean Navy Expansion Act." This orders construction of 1,325,000 tons of warships and 15,000 naval planes. Including the existing ships, the fleet will comprise 35 battleships, 20 carriers and 88 cruisers.