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When Britain Burned the White House

The 1814 Invasion of Washington
Snow, Peter, 1938- (Book - 2014)
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A 200th anniversary tribute chronicles the burning of a fledgling America's capital through the anthem-inspiring Battle of Fort McHenry, documenting the near-escape of the First Family while sharing eyewitness perspectives by forefront figures on both sides of the conflict.

Authors: Snow, Peter, 1938-
Title: When Britain burned the White House
the 1814 invasion of Washington
Statement of Responsibility: Peter Snow
Edition: First U.S. edition
Publisher: New York :, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press,, 2014
Branch Call Number: 975.302 SNO
Characteristics: x, 308 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: Eager souls panting for fame : 17 August
The great little Madison : 17 August
Into the Patuxent : 18-19 August
A black floating mass of smoke : 20-22 August
Not till I see Mr. Madison safe : 23 August
Be it so, we will proceed : 24 August, morning
Bladensburg : a fine scamper : 24 August, afternoon
Barney's last stand : 24 August, afternoon
Save that painting! : 24 August, evening
The barbarous purpose : 24 August, evening
The dreadful majesty of the flames : 24 August, night
Damn you! You shan't stay in my house : 25 August
Into the Potomac : 26-27 August
A tempest of dissatisfaction : 28-29 August
Do not attack Baltimore! : End of August
Is my wife alive and well? : End of august
The star-shaped fort and its banner : 1-11 September
Many heads will be broken tonight : 12 September
The Battle of North Point : 12 September
The rockets' red glare : 13 September
You go on at your peril : 13 September
Unparalleled in history
Subject Headings: Capture of Washington by the British (1814) fast (OCoLC)fst01352241 War of 1812. fast (OCoLC)fst01199067 Military campaigns. fast (OCoLC)fst01710190 Washington (D.C.) History Capture by the British, 1814 United States History War of 1812 Campaigns Maryland History War of 1812 Campaigns Maryland. fast (OCoLC)fst01204739 United States. fast (OCoLC)fst01204155 Washington (D.C.) fast (OCoLC)fst01204505
Genre/Form: History.-(OCoLC)fst01411628
Topical Term: Military campaigns
ISBN: 9781250048288 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1250048281 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-287) and index
LCCN: 2014010743
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