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MOST FORTUNATE SHIP

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by Tyrone G. Martin

Called a definitive account when first published in 1980 and the winner of several book awards, this revised and expanded edition is available now...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/broke-shannon-and-war-1812">BROKE OF THE SHANNON AND THE WAR OF 1812</a>

by Tim Voelcker

Captain Philip Broke’s victory in 1813 over Captain Lawrence of USS Chesapeake, did much to restore the morale of the Royal Navy, shattered by three...

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BURNING OF WASHINGTON

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by Anthony S. Pitch

With all the immediacy of an eyewitness account, Anthony Pitch tells the dramatic story of the British invasion of Washington in the summer of 1814,...

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<a href="/store/books/spring-2016-catalog/pursuit-essex">In Pursuit of the Essex</a>

by Ben Hughes

On 26 October 1812, during the war between Britain and the United States, the frigate USS Essex set sail on the most remarkable voyage in the early...

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<a href="/store/books/history/lion-bay">LION IN THE BAY</a>

by Stanley L. Quick

The story of Fort McHenry’s defense during the War of 1812 is well known, but Lion in the Bay is an intimate look at the events leading up to the...

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NAVAL OCCURRENCES OF THE WAR OF 1812

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by William James

English lawyer and historian William James wrote this book in 1817 to counter what he considered the bombastic, patriotic, and false version of the...

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THE 44-GUN FRIGATE USS CONSTITUTION

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by Karl-Heinz Marquardt

The Constitution was one of the first frigates built by the fledgling U.S. Navy, ordered in 1794 as a counter to the Barbary corsairs in the...

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<a href="/store/books/ebook-editions/battle-stonington">THE BATTLE OF STONINGTON</a>

by James Tertius De Kay

In the summer of 1814 a squadron of Royal Navy ships attacked the tiny Connecticut seaport of Stonington, and declared its intention of destroying...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/captain-who-burned-his-ships">THE CAPTAIN WHO BURNED HIS SHIPS</a>

by Gordon S. Brown

This is the first biography of Captain Thomas Tingey, a seminal figure in the early development of the U.S. Navy. It is at the same time a biography...

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<a href="/store/books/clear-decks-50-90/utmost-gallantry">UTMOST GALLANTRY</a>

by Kevin D. McCranie

Focusing on the oceanic war rather than on the war in the Great Lakes, this study charts the War of 1812 from the perspectives of the two opposing...

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<a href="/store/books/history/war-chesapeake">WAR IN THE CHESAPEAKE</a>

by Charles Neimeyer

In the early nineteenth century, the United States of America was far from united. The United States faced internal strife over the extent of...

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