If the land campaigns of 1812 reflected little credit on the Army, the war at sea brought lasting glory to the infant Navy. Until the end of the year the American frigates, brigs-of-war, and privateers were able to slip in and out of harbors and cruise almost at will, and in this period they won their most brilliant victories.
It includes entries for twelve wars and military engagements in which Missouri soldiers took part. These range from well-known wars, such as the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Spanish-American War, and World War I, to the battles that were peculiarly Missourian, including the Heatherly War of 1836, the Mormon War of 1838, and the Iowa (Honey ...
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The copying of information from the original records on index-record cards was accomplished for Voluneteers having service in the War of 1812, in the various Indian wars, the Mexican War, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, and the Philippine Insurrection.
The following lists of names come from "Soldiers of the War of 1812 - North Carolina," published in pursuance of the resolutions of the General Assembly of January 21, 1851, under the direction of the Adjutant General. Printed in Raleigh by CH. C. Raboteau at the Times Office - 1851.
At the declaration of war with Great Britain on June 18, 1812, the Regular Army consisted of about 10,000 men, half of whom were new recruits. An act of June 26, 1812 (2 Stat. 764) mandated that the Regular Army was to consist of 25 regiments of infantry, 4 of artillery, 2 of dragoons, 1 of riflemen, plus engineers and artificers, for a total ...
The roster of the war of 1812 for Ohio consisted of a total of 26,280 men who enlisted from Ohio to assist the nation in this war. They comprised of 3 regiments, 464 companies, 13 cavalry troops, and 1 artillery battery. This collection has broken up this list for easier perusal by the company, troop, or …
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Adjutant-General's Office, Upper Canada fonds: Lists of War of 1812 veterans eligible for bounty or land grants; Registers of Land Grants, Certificates of the Adjutant-General filed as grants to Militia Officers and Militiamen who served in the Flank Companies and Cavalry during the late war and discharged seamen from the Provincial Navy.
After the War of 1812 New York State sought to collect fines from militiamen who had dodged war service. State tribunals assessed fines of $200,000 against 4000 militiamen, but so indifferent was the public that collection costs exceeded income by $25,000.  Commutation funds from those who did not wish to serve came in easier.
uniforms of the american marines 1775 to 1829 by major edwin north mcclellan, usmc 1932 reprinted 1974, 1982 marine corps history and museums division headquarters, u. s. marine corps
It contains returns from U.S. military posts from the early 1800's to 1916, with a few returns extending through 1917. Army Regulations stipulated that every post was to submit a return to the Adjutant General, usually at monthly intervals. The searchable index is available free of charge. War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815
War of 1812 Papers, 1789-1815. This database contains a variety of papers relating to the War of 1812. The Returns of Enemy Aliens and Prisoners of War records are searchable by name. All of the other papers are only searchable by browsing the images. All Military in the Card Catalog
Military records pertain to the military in some way. There are a variety of military records that were created because of the involvement of the United States in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, etc.
By early 1812, war with the United States was almost inevitable. Lieutenant-General Sir George Prevost, Captain-General and Governor-in-Chief of the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Islands of Prince Edward and Cape Breton, planned to increase the military manpower of British North America.
Aug 09, 2016· Fashion Flashback: Given that fashion was instrumental in the creation of Canada, this blog series explores the development of what Canadians wore one era at a time.. Three War of 1812 uniform examples. From British Forces in North America 1793–1815 by René Chartrand. Illustrations by Gerry Embleton. [Getting back on track with the historical fashion posts, we left off in the 1810s.
Title: United States Army and Navy uniforms--War of 1812 / H.A. Ogden. Creator(s): Ogden, Henry Alexander, 1856-1936, artist Date Created/Published: [between 1880 and 1920] Medium: 1 print : chromolithograph, color. Summary: Soldiers and sailors wearing uniforms of the War of 1812 period, and two ships engaged in battle.
Apr 18, 2011· New York (State) Adjutant-General's Office. Index of Awards on Claims of the Soldiers of the War of 1812. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969. (R,973.52447,qA2a) New York (State) Council of Appointment. Military Minutes of the Council of Appointment of the State of New York, 1783-1821. Albany: J.B. Lyon, State Printer, 1901-1902. 3 ...
The uniform of red coats had green facings, although uniforms were issued erratically and not all the companies would have had an official, recognized uniform. The entire unit fought at the Battle of Lundy's Lane where its commander, Lieutenant Colonel William Robison (a captain in the 8th (King's) Regiment at the start of the war)  was ...
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