In 1909, an editor in Quebec released an anonymous, fragmentary diary of a U.S. officer captured in the War of 1812 and held prisoner. It’s titled Journal of an American Prisoner at Fort Malden
I am presently on the beach in the Dominican Republic. Every now and then, often when on vacation, I start reading random things one can find on the Gutenberg Project, the great collection of old publ
This is fascinating stuff, as much for the blood and gore of Age of Sail naval warfare as for the legal complications associated with impressed Americans in the War of 1812: At Plymouth we heard some
Jefferson Morley: The War of 1812 matters because it was America’s first war of choice. The United States did not have to declare war on Great Britain on June 18, 1812, to survive as a nation and in
Commemoration of the War of Northern Aggression (Canadian Edition) continues apace: CollegeHumor’s Favorite Funny Videos
Concerned about its image, the Navy has determined that the War of 1812 is just the thing it needs: Faced with little public understanding of its modern mission, the U.S. Navy is reaching back 200 yea
I have a review of Flotilla: The Patuxent Naval Campaign in the War of 1812 up at ID. Check it out, if you dare.