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Flotilla: The Patuxent Naval Campaign in the War of 1812

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With the Royal Navy's offensives in the Chesapeake Bay during the War of 1812 came devastating raids that wreaked havoc on the small villages along its shores and the very economy of the region. American naval forces were incapable of wresting control of the Tidewater from the superior enemy forces. Then in 1814 Captain Joshua Barney, a rare American hero during the struggle, intrepidly led his Chesapeake Flotilla against the invaders, determined to contest their advance on the nation's capital and drive them from the ...

Flotilla: The Patuxent Naval Campaign in the War of 1812 2009, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801891229

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