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  Illinois War of 1812 Veterans Database
This database indexes the names of Illinois militiamen listed on the War of 1812 muster rolls included in the ninth volume of the Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Illinois (1902).
Illinois veterans of the War of 1812 were either from St. Clair County or Randolph County.
The place of enlistment was not specified for many War of 1812 soldiers.
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  War of 1812
On 18 June 1812, at the height of the Napoleonic conflict (see NAPOLEONIC WARS), the US declared war on Great Britain and struck at the only British possession on the continent: Canada.
Fort York was sacked twice by the Americans during the War of 1812 (courtesy Library and Archives Canada/C-40091).
Tecumseh allied his forces with those of the British during the War of 1812, and his active participation was crucial.
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  War of 1812 - Liberty - Themepark
He was a general in he War of 1812 and defeated the British at the Battle of Orleans.
In the War of 1812, William Henry Harrison was a military commander who fought at the Battle of Thames and defeated the British forces there which were heavily supplemented with Native American fighters.
The War of 1812 between England and the United States was partly a result of ill feelings on the part of the U.S. about how England treated neutral countries during the Napoleonic Wars of 1803-1814.
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  1812 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
June 18 - The War of 1812 begins between the United States and the United Kingdom.
August 16 - War of 1812: American General William Hull surrenders Fort Detroit without a fight to the British Army.
October 13 - War of 1812: Battle of Queenston Heights - On the Niagara frontier in Ontario, Canada, United States forces under General Stephen Van Rensselaerof are repulsed from invading Canada by British and native troops led by Sir Isaac Brock (although he dies during the battle).
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 1812 Overture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The retreat from Moscow late in October 1812 is reflected by a diminuendo.
Cannon fire is used annually in the Fourth of July during performance of the 1812 Overture by the Boston Pops during their annual concert on the shores of the Charles River.
The opening segment was sung by voices as a sung chant instead of being played by cellos and violas, the children's chorus was added to the flute and English horn, and the full chorus was mixed into the winds--the entire orchestra, in fact--in the closing segment.
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 War of 1812 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The War of 1812 was a conflict fought on land in North America and at sea around the world between the United States and United Kingdom from 1812 to 1815.
Although the War of 1812 ended as a stalemate and is often only dimly remembered, it had many effects on the futures of those involved.
The War of 1812 had little impact in Great Britain and was generally forgotten, since it was considered to be insignificant when compared to the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo on 18 June 1815.
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 War of 1812 - Search Results - MSN Encarta
The War of 1812 began June 18, 1812, and lasted until early 1815.
Americans saw the War of 1812 as a triumph that showed the new nation could fend off foreign threats.
War of 1812, conflict between the United States and Britain that began in 1812 and lasted until early 1815.
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 History & Genealogy - Military - Brief History of TN in War of 1812
The War of 1812 was a defining period in the early history of Tennessee.
When war was declared on Great Britain in June 1812, it was a Tennessean, Congressman Felix Grundy, who was given the lion’s share of credit (or blame) for steering Congress toward a declaration of war against one of the mightiest military powers of the day.
In 1812 a movement begun by Georgia "patriots" to gain control of East Florida caught the attention of Colonel John Williams of Knoxville.
state.tn.us /tsla/history/military/tn1812.htm   (5073 words)

 Directory - Society: History: By Time Period: Nineteenth Century: Wars and Conflicts: War of 1812
War of 1812 - Methodist Meeting House  · cached · This building was known as the Battle Ground Methodist-Episcopal Church, which was occupied by General Stricker the night preceding the Battle of North Point and was used as a hospital by both armies, during and after the battle which took place on September 12, 1814.
The General Armstrong and the War of 1812  · cached · Describes the attack on a privateer during the War of 1812 that delayed the arrival of the British Fleet at New Orleans, thus changing the outcome of the battle.
H.M.S. Nancy and the War of 1812  · cached · The story of the schooner Nancy, which sailed the upper Great Lakes during the War of 1812, and the museum that houses her hull.
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 War of 1812 at AllExperts
The War of 1812 (in Britain, the American War of 1812 to 1815), was fought between the United States and the British Empire from 1812 to 1815, on land in North America and at sea.
A scratch force landed on the island on July 17 1812, and mounted a gun overlooking the fort.
The American Brigadier General William Hull invaded Canada on July 12 1812 from Detroit, with an army mainly composed of militiamen, but turned back after his supply lines were threatened in the Battles of Brownstown and Monguagon.
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 1812   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
By 1812 fear had taken hold throughout Russian society (to a lesser extent within the army), as the many...
The Virginia Society of the War of 1812 believes it is essential to conduct a detailed...
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 Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Star-Spangled Banner and the War of 1812
Although its events inspired one of our most famous national songs, the War of 1812 is itself a relatively little-known war in American history.
Not even three decades after the signing of the Treaty of Paris, which formalized Britain’s recognition of the United States of America, the two countries were again in conflict.
In the early stages of the war, the American navy scored victories in the Atlantic and on Lake Erie while Britain concentrated its military efforts on its ongoing war with France.
www.si.edu /Encyclopedia_SI/nmah/starflag.htm   (2939 words)

 War of 1812
The War of 1812 began on June 18, when President James Madison officially proclaimed the U.S. to be at war with Great Britain.
1812- In a naval engagement on Lake Erie, American forces under the commandof Lt. Jesse Duncan Elliott captured two British brigs, Detroit and Caledonia.
1812- General Stephen Van Rensselaer was defeated in the battle of Queenstown Heights, Canada, on the Niagara frontier by the British and Indians.
www.usahistory.com /wars/1812.htm   (839 words)

 1812 WAR INDEX PAGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Indians were not satisfied and took advantage of the War of 1812 to side with the British.
A trade ban was imposed on Britain in Nov. 1810 but Britain refused to comply and President Madison summoned Congress into session in November of 1811 to prepare for was.
Fort Dearborn (near the present site of Chicago) was evacuated in the early part of the war while the British and their Native American allies were trying to gain control of the area.
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 1812 Marines - History
The Marine Guard 1812 has performed for: The President of the United States, The Secretary of Defense, The Secretary of the Navy, Members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Representatives of The United States Navy, Representatives of The United States Marine Corps, and The Mayor of New York City.
The Marine Guard 1812 has acted as Security and Honor Guard for: The Governor of Massachusetts, The Secretary of Defense, Official Honor Guard for the City of New York Bicentennial of the Inauguration of George Washington.
The Marine Guard 1812 took an active role in the "Sail 2000" of the USS Constitution and is involved in all movements of USS Constitution.
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 Classical Net - Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture
Tchaikovsky himself didn't feel much enthusiasm for the work while he was composing it, and if it were not for a lucrative commission for a ceremonial overture to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Russia's victory over Napoleon in 1812, it is unlikely that Tchaikovsky would have composed the overture on his own initiative.
The enthusiasm was due in no small part to the concert's featuring the "1812 Overture." The musical program featured booming cannons, ringing church bells, patriotic sing-a-longs, and a grand fireworks finale.
Use of text, images, or any other copyrightable material contained in these pages, without the written permission of the copyright holder, except as specified in the Copyright Notice, is strictly prohibited.
www.classical.net /music/comp.lst/works/tchaikov/1812.html   (332 words)

 A History of the War of 1812   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From the time of the American Revolution until the War of 1812, the main trading centres in Lower Canada were Quebec and Montreal; in Upper Canada, Kingston and Niagara (and later York) were the main ports.
In the years between the American Revolution and the War of 1812, many Loyalists (colonists who were loyal to the King) made their way north from the United States to settle in the Canadas and other colonies, in part responding to the Crown’s policy of land grants for Loyalists who swore allegiance to the King.
Therefore, on the eve of the War of 1812, the main American ports around Lake Ontario included Forts Oswego and Niagara, while the British were based in Kingston, York, and Niagara.
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 RFC 1812 (rfc1812)
Baker Standards Track [Page 13] RFC 1812 Requirements for IP Version 4 Routers June 1995 The second part of the principal is almost as important: software on hosts or other routers may contain deficiencies that make it unwise to exploit legal but obscure protocol features.
The router-id is one of the Baker Standards Track [Page 25] RFC 1812 Requirements for IP Version 4 Routers June 1995 router's IP addresses (a router is required to have at least one IP address).
Baker Standards Track [Page 26] RFC 1812 Requirements for IP Version 4 Routers June 1995 (4) When a host running embedded router code is concurrently used for other services, the Operation and Maintenance requirements for the two modes of use may conflict.
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 War of 1812 Shipwrecks
Shortly after the War of 1812 began he was ordered to the lake, where he was to create and command a naval squadron.
During the first two years of the war, 1812 and 1813, Macdonough’s ‘warships’ consisted of merchant sloops that were strengthened and armed.
Her master’s thesis on the Linnet, entitled Linnet: The History and Archaeology of a Brig from the War of 1812 was completed in May, 1998.
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 1812 - Grave Marking   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At some point when the on-going research on the 1812 Burial Project is completed enough to prepare a manuscript or CD ROM, all persons who have submitted input will be acknowledged in the publication.
Eventually, over time, an effort will be made to place an 1812 grave marker next to their headstone.
If you are not eligible to join the Society, but desire to have your family’s 1812 veterans grave marked in a ceremony in Virginia, please contact any of our officers.
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 War of 1812
Discover the causes and effects of the War of 1812 and its impact on North America.
During the War of 1812, President James Madison attempted to overcome the small size of the US Navy by issuing Letters of Marquee and Reprisal to private ship owners.
There were women involved in the War of 1812 on both the American and British sides, and through their reminisces, letters and journals, you can get a glimpse of what it was like in this war that spanned many acres and took two and a half years.
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 The War of 1812
As Fort McHenry mounted its successful defense of Baltimore during the War of 1812, a significant, though much lesser known, land battle was taking place to the east of Baltimore.
It is an aid to all Military Units who portray the period in time known as the War of 1812.
This "1812 experience" is comprised of numerous articles, quality book reviews and offers, extensive links, and the largest collection of War of 1812 images on the internet.
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 Casebook: The War of 1812 - Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Major General Isaac Brock's Monument memorializes his death in the October 13, 1812 Battle of Queenston Heights during which the general was killed fighting the invading Yankees from across the Niagara River.
The War of 1812 is a tactical/operational level game covering the major battles of the War of 1812 from the pre-war Battle of Tippecanoe to the post-war Battle of New Orleans.
It saw significant action during the War of 1812, which represents one era in the 300 years of history experienced at the site.
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 The War of 1812
The War of 1812 was fought in Canada and in New York.
It was the turning point of the War of 1812 because no U.S. forces lost after that battle.
I think that the major result of the War of 1812 is that the British learned that they could not bully us around.
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 The American Revolution: War of 1812
The American leaders who declared war on Great Britain in 1812 firmly believed that they were beginning a second war of independence.
Although the United States failed to achieve any of its stated war aims, the War of 1812 confirmed American nationhood and secured a new respect for the infant republic among the powers of Europe.
The most notable result of the War of 1812 was an upsurge in American nationalism.
www.nps.gov /revwar/unfinished_revolution/war_of_1812.html   (667 words)

 War of 1812 - MSN Encarta
President James Madison requested a declaration of war to protect American ships on the high seas and to stop the British from impressing or seizing U.S. sailors.
Neither power had sufficient naval forces to close every major harbor, so the blockades were mainly used to capture ships belonging to neutrals like the United States that were rather weak militarily.
Because the British dominated the seas after they defeated the French at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, they stopped more ships than the French.
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 Napoleon Bonaparte Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1812, Americans declared war against Britain because they were angered by the stopping of US merchant vessel ships by the British navy.
Almost all of Europe was under Napoleon's control, and the invasion of Russia was an attempt to force Czar Alexander I to submit once again to the terms of a treaty Napoleon had imposed upon him four years earlier.
Frustrated by the loss of his prize, Moscow, Napoleon left on October 19, 1812, with 87,500 infantry, 14,750 cavalry and 533 guns with a trail of some 40,000 carriages and wagons.
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