The American Invasion of Canada: The War of 1812's First Year

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How could a nation of eight million fail to subdue a struggling British colony of 300,000? In this remarkable account of the war's first year, Pierre Burton transforms history into an engrossing narrative that reads like a fast-paced novel. Drawing on memoirs, diaries, and official dispatches, the author gets inside the characters who fought the war--the common soldiers, the generals, the bureaucrats and the profiteers, the traitors, and the loyalists. This is a gripping account of a fascinatingly complex war that shaped ...

The American Invasion of Canada: The War of 1812's First Year 2012, Skyhorse Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781616083359

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