Dolley Madison: The Enemy Cannot Frighten a Free People

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As British soldiers marched toward Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1814, Dolley Madison bravely stayed at the White House waiting for her husband, President James Madison. Most residents had fled the city, but Dolley had to save important documents and valuables from the White House, including the famous painting of George Washington. Dolley left the city only hours before the British arrived. Dolley Madison had been a leading social and political figure in Washington for many years and helped to rebuild the American capital ...

Dolley Madison: The Enemy Cannot Frighten a Free People 2010, Enslow Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780766033566

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