Encyclopedia of the War of 1812, The: A Political, Social, and Military History

Editor: Tucker, Spencer C.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

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ISBN: 978-1-85-109956-6
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 238
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This work is the most comprehensive reference work on the War of 1812 yet published, offering a multidisciplinary treatment of course, causes, effects, and specific details of the War that provides both quick reference and in-depth analysis for readers from the high school level to scholars in the field.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Editors
  • Editorial Advisory Board Members
  • List of Maps
  • Preface
  • General Maps
  • Introduction
  • Overview of the War of 1812
  • Volume I: A-K
  • A
  • Adair, John
  • Adams, John Quincy
  • Admiralty, High Court of
  • Admiralty Board
  • African Americans
  • Akwesasne and French Mills, Skirmishes at
  • Alabama
  • Alexandria, Virginia, British Capture of
  • Algerine War
  • Allan, William
  • Allen, William Henry
  • Allen, William Howard
  • Alston, Joseph
  • Amelia Island
  • American Fur Company
  • Ancaster Assize
  • Antiwar Sentiment, U.S.
  • Apalachicola River
  • Appling, Daniel
  • Armistead, George
  • Armistice Agreement
  • Armstrong, John, Jr.
  • Armstrong, Robert
  • Art
  • Artillery, Land
  • Artillery, Sea
  • Artillery Ammunition, Land
  • Artillery Ammunition, Sea
  • Artillery Practice, Land
  • Artillery Tactics, Land
  • Aspinwall, Thomas
  • Astor, John Jacob
  • Autosse, Battle of
  • B
  • Bacon, Ezekiel
  • Bainbridge, William
  • Baker, Louisa
  • Baldwin, William
  • Baltimore, Battle of
  • Baltimore Riots
  • Banking in Canada and Great Britain
  • Banking in the United States
  • Baratarian Pirates
  • Barbour, James
  • Barclay, Robert Heriot
  • Barclay, Thomas
  • Baring, Alexander, First Lord Ashburton
  • Barker, Jacob
  • Barlow, Joel
  • Barney, Joshua
  • Barrie, Robert
  • Barron, James
  • Basden, James Lewis
  • Bathurst, Henry, Third Earl Bathurst
  • Bayard, James Asheton
  • Baynes, Edward
  • Bayonet
  • Beanes, William
  • Beasley, Daniel
  • Beaumont, William
  • Beaver Dams, Battle of
  • Belligerent Rights at Sea
  • Belvidera, HMS, Capture of USS Vixen
  • Benton, Thomas Hart
  • Berkeley, George Cranfield
  • Bermuda
  • Bibb, William Wyatt
  • Biddle, James
  • Biddle, Nicholas
  • Biddle, Thomas
  • Bigelow, Abijah
  • Big Warrior
  • Bisshopp, Cecil
  • Black Hawk
  • Black Hoof
  • Black Rock, New York
  • Black Swamp
  • Bladensburg, Battle of
  • Blakeley, Johnston
  • Block Island
  • Bloomfield, Joseph
  • Blount, Willie
  • Blue-Light Affair
  • Blue-Light Federalists
  • Boerstler, Charles G.
  • Bomb Vessel
  • Boyd, John Parker
  • Boyle, Thomas
  • Brady, Hugh
  • Brig
  • Brigantine
  • British North America
  • Brock, Sir Isaac
  • Broke, Sir Philip Bowes Vere, First Baronet
  • Brooke, Sir Arthur
  • Brooke, George Mercer
  • Brown, Jacob Jennings
  • Brown, Noah
  • Brownstown, Battle of
  • Bruyeres, Ralph Henry
  • Buffalo and Black Rock, New York, Destruction of
  • Bulger, Andrew H.
  • Burbeck, Henry
  • Burlington, Canada
  • Burlington, Vermont
  • Burlington Beach, Engagement at
  • Burlington Races, Battle of
  • Burns, Otway
  • Burnt Corn Creek, Battle of
  • Burrows, William
  • Butler, William Orlando
  • C
  • Cabot, George
  • Cadet Gray
  • Cadore Letter
  • Calabee, Battle of
  • Caldwell, William
  • Caledonia and Detroit, HMS, Capture of
  • Calhoun, John Caldwell
  • Campbell, George Washington
  • Campbell, John B.
  • Campbell's Island, Battle of
  • Camp Blount
  • Canada, American Immigrants to
  • Canada, Enemy Aliens in
  • Canada and the Causation of the War of 1812
  • Canada and the Prosecution of the War of 1812
  • Canard River Skirmish
  • Canning, George
  • Cannon Founding
  • Carden, John Surman
  • Carmick, Daniel
  • Carroll, William
  • Carronade
  • Cass, Lewis
  • Castine, Maine
  • Casualties
  • Caulk's Field, Battle of
  • Causes of the War of 1812
  • Cavalry and Light Dragoons
  • Chads, Henry Ducie
  • Chandler, John
  • Chapin, Cyrenius
  • Châteauguay, Battle of
  • Chauncey, Isaac
  • Chausser
  • Cherokees
  • Chesapeake Bay Campaign, First
  • Chesapeake Bay Campaign, Second
  • Chesapeake-Leopard Affair
  • Cheves, Langdon
  • Chickasaws
  • Chippawa, Battle of
  • Chittenden, Martin
  • Choctaws
  • Claghorn, George
  • Claiborne, Ferdinand Leigh
  • Claiborne, William Charles Cole
  • Clark, William
  • Claus, William
  • Clay, Green
  • Clay, Henry
  • Clinton, DeWitt
  • Clinton, George
  • Clintonians
  • Cobbett, William
  • Cochrane, Sir Alexander Forrester Inglis
  • Cockburn, Sir George
  • Cocke, John Hartwell
  • Codrington, Edward
  • Coffee, John
  • Colonial Marines
  • Colpoys, Sir Edward Griffith
  • Columbiad
  • Combs, Leslie
  • Commissariat
  • Congress, U.S.
  • Congreve Rocket
  • Conjocta Creek, Battle of
  • Connecticut
  • Conner, David
  • Conscription
  • Constitution, USS
  • Constitution, USS, Chase of by HMS Shannon and Squadron
  • Constitution, USS, vs. HMS Cyane and Levant
  • Constitution, USS, vs. HMS Guerriere
  • Constitution, USS, vs. HMS Java
  • Constitution, USS, vs. HMS Pictou
  • Continental System
  • Cook's Mills, Battle of
  • Copus Massacre
  • Cornplanter
  • Corvette
  • Covington, Leonard
  • Cox, William Sitgreaves
  • Craney Island, Battle of
  • Crawford, William Harris
  • Credit Island, Battle of
  • Creeks
  • Creek War
  • Crillon, Count Edward de
  • Crittenden, John Jordan
  • Crockett, David
  • Croghan, George
  • Croker, John Wilson
  • Crooks, James
  • Crysler's Farm, Battle of
  • Cumberland Island Expedition
  • D
  • Dacres, James Richard
  • Dale, Samuel
  • Dallas, Alexander James
  • Dane, Nathan
  • Dartmoor Massacre
  • Dartmoor Prison
  • Dearborn, Henry
  • Decatur, Stephen, Jr.
  • Declaration of War, U.S.
  • Declarations of War, British
  • Delaware
  • Delawares
  • Democratic Republicans
  • Demologos, USS
  • Desha, Joseph
  • Detroit, HMS
  • Detroit, Surrender of
  • Detroit River
  • Dickson, Alexander
  • Dickson, Robert
  • Diplomacy, British
  • Diplomacy, U.S.
  • Discipline, Army and Navy
  • Dobbins, Daniel
  • Dobbs, Alexander
  • Downie, George
  • Drummond, Gordon
  • Drummond, William
  • Duane, William
  • Duck River Massacre
  • Duckworth, John Thomas
  • Dunlop, William
  • Du Pont de Nemours, Eleuthère Irénée
  • E
  • Eagle and Growler, USS, Capture of
  • Early, Peter
  • Eastport, Maine
  • Eckford, Henry
  • Econochaca, Battle of
  • Economy, Canada
  • Economy, Great Britain
  • Economy, United States
  • Edged Weapons
  • Edwards, Ninian
  • E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
  • Ellicott, Joseph
  • Elliott, Jesse Duncan
  • Elliott, Matthew
  • Embargo Act of 1807
  • Embargo Act of 1813
  • Emuckfaw Creek, Battle of
  • Enemy Trade Act of 1812
  • Enemy Trade Act of 1815
  • Enforcement Act of 1809
  • Enitachopco Creek, Battle of
  • Enlistment Bill of 1814
  • Enterprise, USS, vs. HMS Boxer
  • Espionage
  • Essex, USS, Second Cruise of
  • Essex, USS, vs. HMS Alert
  • Essex, USS, vs. HMS Phoebe and Cherub
  • Essex Junto
  • Eustis, William
  • Evans, Sir George de Lacy
  • Expansionism, U.S.
  • F
  • Faial, Naval Engagement at
  • Farragut, David Glasgow
  • Federalist Party
  • Fencible and Provincial Corps
  • Financing, British and Canadian
  • Financing, U.S.
  • FitzGibbon, James
  • Florida
  • Flournoy, Thomas
  • Floyd, John
  • Forsyth, Benjamin
  • Forsyth, Thomas
  • Fort Astoria
  • Fort Bowyer
  • Fort Crawford
  • Fort Dearborn Massacre
  • Fort Detroit
  • Fort Erie
  • Fort Erie, Siege of and Sortie from
  • Fort George
  • Fort George, Battle of
  • Fort Gratiot
  • Fort Harrison
  • Fort Hawkins
  • Fort Jackson
  • Fort Jackson, Treaty of
  • Fort Knox
  • Fort Madison, Native American Assault on
  • Fort Malden
  • Fort Manuel
  • Fort McHenry
  • Fort Meigs, Sieges of
  • Fort Mims, Battle of
  • Fort Mississauga
  • Fort Niagara
  • Fort Schlosser
  • Forts Deposit
  • Fort Stephenson
  • Fort St. Joseph
  • Fort St. Philip
  • Fort Strother
  • Fort Warburton
  • Fort Wayne
  • Fort Wellington
  • Foster, Sir Augustus John
  • Fox, Josiah
  • Foxall, Henry
  • France
  • France, Navy
  • Francis, Josiah
  • Free Ships, Free Goods
  • “Free Trade and Sailors’ Rights”
  • French Canadians
  • French Creek, Engagement at
  • Frenchman's Creek, Battle of
  • Frenchtown, Battle of
  • Frenchtown, Maryland, British Attack on
  • Frigate
  • Fulton, Robert
  • G
  • Gaines, Edmund Pendleton
  • Gales, Joseph, Jr.
  • Gallatin, Albert
  • Galley
  • Galusha, Jonas
  • Gambier, James, First Baron Gambier
  • Gamble, John Marshall
  • Gananoque, Canada
  • Gardner, Charles Kitchel
  • Geography, Topography, and Hydrography
  • George III, King
  • Georgia
  • Gerry, Elbridge
  • Ghent, Treaty of
  • Giles, William Branch
  • Gilman, John Taylor
  • Girard, Stephen
  • Glengarry Light Infantry
  • Gordon, James Alexander
  • Gore, Christopher
  • Gore, Francis
  • Goulburn, Henry
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain, American Trade with, 1812–1815
  • Great Britain, Army
  • Great Britain, Marines
  • Great Britain, Navy
  • Grenade
  • Griswold, Roger
  • Grundy, Felix
  • Gulf Coast Campaign
  • Gutiérrez-Magee Expedition
  • H
  • Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Hall, Amos
  • Hall, James
  • Hamilton, Paul
  • Hamilton and Scourge, USS, Loss of
  • Hampden, Battle of
  • Hampton, Battle of
  • Hampton, Wade
  • Handsome Lake
  • Hanks, Porter
  • Hanson, Alexander Contee, Jr.
  • Hardy, Thomas Masterman
  • Harper, John Adams
  • Harrison, William Henry
  • Hart, Nathaniel Gray Smith
  • Hartford Convention
  • Harvey, John
  • Haslet, Joseph
  • Havre de Grace, Maryland, British Attack on
  • Hawkins, Benjamin
  • Hawkins, William
  • Hay, George
  • Hayne, Arthur Peronneau
  • Henley, John Dandridge
  • Henry, John
  • Hillabee Massacre
  • Hillyar, James
  • Hindman, Jacob
  • Historiography of the War of 1812
  • Holcroft, William
  • Holmes, Andrew Hunter
  • Holmes, David
  • Hope, Henry
  • Hopkins, Samuel
  • Hornet, USS, vs. HMS Peacock
  • Hornet, USS, vs. HMS Penguin
  • Horseshoe Bend, Battle of
  • Hotham, Sir Henry
  • Houston, Samuel
  • Howard, Benjamin
  • Howitzers
  • Hudson's Bay Company
  • Hughes, Christopher
  • Hull, Isaac
  • Hull, William
  • Humphreys, Joshua
  • Humphreys, Salusbury Pryce
  • “Hunters of Kentucky, The”
  • I
  • Île aux Noix, Quebec
  • Illinois Territory
  • Impressment
  • Independent Companies of Foreigners
  • Indiana Territory
  • Infantry Tactics, British and U.S.
  • Ingersoll, Charles Jared
  • Iroquois
  • Irving, Washington
  • Izard, George
  • J
  • Jackson, Andrew
  • Jackson, John George
  • Jamaica
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Jeffersonian Gunboat Program
  • Jenkinson, Robert Banks, Second Earl of Liverpool
  • Jesup, Thomas Sidney
  • Johnson, Richard Mentor
  • Jones, Jacob
  • Jones, Roger
  • Jones, Thomas ap Catesby
  • Jones, William (1753–1822)
  • Jones, William (1760–1831)
  • K
  • Keane, John
  • Kearny, Stephen Watts
  • Kennedy, John Pendleton
  • Kentucky
  • Kerr, Joseph
  • Key, Francis Scott
  • King, Rufus
  • King, William Rufus Devane
  • Kingsbury, Jacob
  • Kingston, Upper Canada
  • Volume II: L-Y
  • L
  • Lacock, Abner
  • Lacolle Mill, First Battle of
  • Lacolle Mill, Second Battle of
  • Lafitte, Jean
  • Lafitte, Pierre
  • Lake Borgne, Battle of
  • Lake Champlain, Battle of
  • Lake Erie, Battle of
  • Lake Erie Campaign
  • Lake Michigan
  • Lake Ontario Campaigns
  • Lambert, Henry
  • Lambert, Sir John
  • Lawrence, James
  • Lawrence, William
  • Leander, HMS, and Squadron vs. USS Levant
  • Leander, HMS, Capture of USS Rattlesnake
  • Leavenworth, Henry
  • Lee, Henry
  • Legacy of the War of 1812
  • L'Enfant, Pierre Charles
  • Letters of Marque and Reprisal
  • Levy, Uriah Philips
  • Lewis, Morgan
  • Lewis, William
  • Lewiston, New York, Destruction of
  • Licensed Trade
  • Literature
  • Little Prince
  • Little Turtle
  • Little Turtle's War
  • Live Oaking
  • Livingston, Edward
  • Lockyer, Nicholas
  • Logan, James
  • Logistics, Great Britain
  • Logistics, United States
  • Longwoods, Battle of
  • Loring, Robert Roberts
  • Louisiana
  • Louisiana Purchase
  • Lovell, Joseph
  • Lowell, Francis Cabot
  • Lowell System
  • Lower Canada
  • Lowndes, William
  • Loyal and Patriotic Society of Upper Canada
  • Lundy's Lane, Battle of
  • Lyon, Matthew
  • M
  • MacDonnell, George Richard John
  • Macdonough, Thomas
  • Machias, Maine
  • Mackinac Island
  • Macomb, Alexander
  • Macon, Nathaniel
  • Macon's Bill No. 2
  • Madison, Dolley
  • Madison, James
  • Maine, British Occupation of
  • Maine, District of
  • Main Poc
  • Majestic, HMS, and Squadron vs. USS President
  • Marblehead Peninsula, Battle of
  • Markle, Abraham
  • Martial Law
  • Maryland
  • Mason, Jeremiah
  • Massachusetts
  • Mathews, George
  • McArthur, Duncan
  • McArthur's Raid
  • McClure, George
  • McDouall, Robert
  • McIntosh, William
  • McKay, William
  • McNeil, John
  • McQueen, Peter
  • McRee, William
  • Medicine, Military
  • Medina, Battle of
  • Medway, HMS, Capture of USS Siren
  • Meigs, Return Jonathan, Jr.
  • Merritt, William Hamilton
  • Miamis
  • Michigan Territory
  • Military Engineering and Architecture
  • Militia, U.S.
  • Militia and Volunteers, Canadian
  • Militia Controversy, New England
  • Miller, James
  • Miller, John
  • Mines, Naval
  • Mississinewa, Battle of
  • Mississippi River
  • Mississippi Territory
  • Missouri Territory
  • Mitchell, David Brydie
  • Mitchell, George Edward
  • Mobile, Battles of
  • Monguagon, Battle of
  • Monroe, James
  • Monroe Doctrine
  • Monroe-Pinkney Treaty
  • Montreal
  • Morris, Charles
  • Morris, Gouverneur
  • Morrison, Joseph Wanton
  • Mortars
  • Mulcaster, William Howe
  • Music
  • Muskets, Great Britain
  • Muskets, United States
  • N
  • Nancy, HMS, Destruction of
  • Nantucket
  • Napier, Sir Charles
  • Napier, Henry Edward
  • Napoleon I
  • Napoleonic Wars
  • Narcissus, HMS, vs. USS Viper
  • National Anthem, U.S.
  • National Intelligencer
  • Native American Policy, British
  • Native American Policy, U.S.
  • Native Americans
  • Native American Warfare
  • Native American Weaponry
  • Naval Blockade, British
  • Naval Construction on the Great Lakes
  • Naval Gunnery Practice
  • Naval Strategy, Great Britain
  • Naval Strategy, United States
  • Naval Weapons, Boarding
  • New Brunswick Maritime Province
  • New England
  • Newfoundland
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New London, Connecticut
  • New Orleans, Battle of
  • New Orleans and Chippewa, USS
  • New York City
  • New York State
  • Niagara Campaigns
  • Niagara Frontier, Destruction of
  • Niagara River
  • Nicolls, Edward
  • Niles’ Weekly Register
  • Non-Importation Acts of 1806 and 1811
  • Non-Intercourse Act
  • Norfolk, Virginia
  • North Carolina
  • North Point, Battle of
  • North West Company
  • Northwest Ordinances of 1785 and 1787
  • Norton, John
  • Nova Scotia
  • O
  • Ogden, Aaron
  • Ogdensburg, Battle of
  • Ohio
  • Ohio River
  • Old Northwest Territory
  • Old Republicans
  • Orders in Council
  • Orpheus and Shelburne, HMS, vs. USS Frolic
  • Oswego, Battle of
  • Otis, Harrison Gray
  • P
  • Pakenham, Sir Edward Michael
  • Parish, David
  • Parker, Sir Peter, Second Baronet
  • Parker, Thomas Alexander
  • Parliament, Great Britain
  • Parsons, Usher
  • Partridge, Alden
  • Patriot War
  • Patterson, Daniel Todd
  • Patuxent River Campaign
  • Peacock, USS, vs. HMS Epervier
  • Peacock, USS, vs. HMS Nautilus
  • Pearson, Sir Thomas
  • Pelican, HMS, vs. USS Argus
  • Pennington, William Sanford
  • Pennsylvania
  • Penobscot River Expedition
  • Pensacola, Battle of
  • Pensacola, West Florida
  • Peoria, Illinois
  • Perceval, Spencer
  • Perry, Oliver Hazard
  • Peter, George
  • Phoebe and Cherub, HMS, vs. USS Essex
  • Pickering, Timothy
  • Pigeon Roost Massacre
  • Pike
  • Pike, Zebulon Montgomery, Jr.
  • Pinckney, Thomas
  • Pinkney, William
  • Pistols
  • Plattsburgh, Battle of
  • Plumer, William
  • Point Peter, British Attack on
  • Polly Decision
  • Port Dover, Destruction of
  • Porter, David
  • Porter, Moses
  • Porter, Peter Buell
  • Potomac River
  • Pottawatomis
  • Prairie du Chien
  • President, USS, vs. HMS Belvidera
  • President, USS, vs. HMS Highflyer
  • President-Little Belt Affair
  • Presque Isle, Pennsylvania
  • Prevost, Sir George
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Pring, Daniel
  • Prisoners of War, British
  • Prisoners of War, U.S.
  • Privateering
  • Prize Courts
  • Procter, Henry
  • Propaganda
  • Prophetstown
  • Prospect Bluff, West Florida
  • Provincial Marine
  • Psyche, HMS
  • Pushmataha
  • Q
  • Quasi-War
  • Quebec
  • Queenston Heights, Battle of
  • Quincy, Josiah
  • R
  • Randolph, John
  • Rangers
  • Rate, Ship
  • Razee
  • Red Jacket
  • Red Sticks
  • Regiment of Riflemen
  • Reid, Samuel Chester
  • Religion
  • Rhea, John
  • Rhode Island
  • Riall, Phineas
  • Richardson, John
  • Rifles
  • Ripley, Eleazar Wheelock
  • Ritchie, Thomas
  • Roberts, Jonathan
  • Robinson, Sir Frederick Philipse
  • Rocket Ship
  • Rodgers, John
  • Rodney, Caesar Augustus
  • Rodney, Daniel
  • Ropewalk
  • Ross, Robert
  • Rottenburg, Francis, Baron de
  • Roundhead
  • Rule of 1756
  • Rush, Richard
  • Rush-Bagot Agreement
  • Russell, Jonathan
  • S
  • Sackets Harbor, Battle of
  • Sackets Harbor, New York
  • Salaberry, Charles-Michel d'Irumberry de
  • Sandy Creek, Battle of
  • Savary, Jean Baptiste
  • Sawyer, Sir Herbert
  • Scalping
  • Schooner
  • Scorpion and Tigress, Captures of
  • Scott, Hercules
  • Scott, Winfield
  • Second American Revolution
  • Secord, Laura Ingersoll
  • Seminoles
  • Senecas
  • Sevier, John
  • Shannon, HMS, and Squadron vs. USS Nautilus
  • Shannon, HMS, vs. USS Chesapeake
  • Shawnees
  • Sheaffe, Sir Roger Hale
  • Shelby, Isaac
  • Sherbrooke, John Coape
  • Shipbuilding
  • Ships
  • Ships of the Line
  • Ship Types, Merchant
  • Shubrick, John Templer
  • Sinclair, Arthur
  • Sinkhole, Skirmish at
  • Slater, Samuel
  • Slave Trade
  • Sloop of War
  • Smith, John Cotton
  • Smith, Joseph
  • Smith, Samuel
  • Smith, Thomas Adams
  • Smith Faction
  • Smuggling
  • Smyth, Alexander
  • Snyder, Simon
  • Sodus Point, Capture of
  • Somers and Ohio, USS, British Capture of
  • Southampton, HMS, Capture of USS Vixen
  • South Carolina
  • Spain
  • Spilsbury, Francis Brockell
  • St. Augustine, Florida
  • St. David's, Upper Canada, Burning of
  • Steamships
  • Stewart, Charles
  • Stewart, Robert, Viscount Castlereagh
  • St. Lawrence, HMS
  • St. Lawrence River
  • St. Leonard's Creek, Battles of
  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • St. Marys River, Canadian-U.S. Border
  • St. Michaels, Battle of
  • Stoddard, Amos
  • Stoney Creek, Battle of
  • Stonington, Connecticut, Bombardment of
  • Strachan, John
  • Strategy, British
  • Strategy, U.S.
  • Stricker, John
  • Strong, Caleb
  • Stuart, Gilbert
  • Superior, USS
  • Swift, Joseph Gardner
  • Swivel Guns
  • T
  • Tactics, Naval
  • Taggart, Samuel
  • Talladega, Battle of
  • Tallmadge, Benjamin
  • Tallushatchee, Battle of
  • Taney, Roger Brooke
  • Taylor, John
  • Taylor, Zachary
  • Tecumseh
  • Tennessee
  • Tenskwatawa
  • Thames, Battle of the
  • Thayer, Sylvanus
  • Thornton, William
  • Thornton, Sir William
  • Tilton, James
  • Tingey, Thomas
  • Tippecanoe, Battle of
  • Tipton, John
  • Todd, Charles Stewart
  • Tompkins, Daniel D.
  • Totten, Joseph Gilbert
  • Towson, Nathan
  • Trade
  • Trimble, Allen
  • Trimble, William Allen
  • Troup, George Michael
  • Tuckabatchee
  • Tuscaroras
  • U
  • Uncle Sam
  • Underwood, Joseph Rogers
  • Uniforms and Accoutrements
  • United States
  • United States, Enemy Aliens in
  • United States, USS, vs. HMS Macedonian
  • United States Army
  • United States Flag (15 States)
  • United States Marine Corps
  • United States Military Academy, West Point
  • United States Navy
  • United States Revenue Cutter Service
  • Upper Canada
  • Upper Great Lakes Campaign
  • Upper Marlboro, Maryland
  • V
  • Van Buren, Martin
  • Van Cortlandt, Pierre, Jr.
  • Van Rensselaer, Solomon
  • Van Rensselaer, Stephen
  • Vermont
  • Villeré Plantation, Battle of
  • Vincent, John
  • Virginia
  • W
  • War Hawks
  • Warren, Sir John Borlase
  • Warrington, Lewis
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Washington, D.C., British Capture of
  • Wasp, USS, vs. HMS Avon
  • Wasp, USS, vs. HMS Frolic
  • Wasp, USS, vs. HMS Reindeer
  • Watteville, Louis de
  • Weatherford, William
  • Webster, Daniel
  • Webster, Noah
  • Wellesley, Arthur, First Duke of Wellington
  • Wellesley, Richard Colley, Earl of Mornington, Marquess Wellesley
  • Wells, William
  • West Indies
  • Wharton, Franklin
  • Wheaton, Henry
  • White, James
  • White House
  • Whitney, Eli
  • Wilkinson, James
  • Willcocks, Joseph
  • Williams, David Rogerson
  • Williams, John
  • Williams, Jonathan
  • Winchester, James
  • Winder, Levin
  • Winder, William Henry
  • Wirt, William
  • Wolfe Island, Upper Canada
  • Women
  • Wood, Eleazer Derby
  • Wool, John Ellis
  • Woolsey, Melancthon Taylor
  • Worsley, Miller
  • Worth, William Jenkins
  • Worthington, Thomas
  • Wyandots
  • Y
  • Yankee, American Privateer Brig
  • Yeo, James Lucas
  • York, Battle of
  • York, Town of
  • You, Dominique
  • Volume III: Documents
  • 1. Thomas Jefferson, Letter to James Madison on the “Need for a Little Rebellion Now and Then,” January 30, 1787
  • 2. An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States Northwest of the River Ohio, July 13, 1787
  • 3. Fugitive Slave Act, February 12, 1793
  • 4. George Washington, Proclamation of Neutrality, April 22, 1793
  • 5. Jay Treaty, November 19, 1794
  • 6. George Washington, Farewell Address, September 17, 1796 [Excerpt]
  • 7. Alien and Sedition Acts, June–July, 1798 [Excerpt]
  • 8. Louisiana Purchase Treaty, April 30, 1803
  • 9. John Kelsall, Essex Decision: Sentence of British Vice-­Admiralty Court, May 1805
  • 10. Napoleon I, Berlin Decree, November 21, 1806
  • 11. British Orders in Council, January 7 and November 11, 1807 [Excerpt]
  • 12. Sir George Berkeley, British Order to Search for Deserters on the Chesapeake, June 1, 1807
  • 13. Thomas Jefferson, Message to Congress on the Chesapeake–Leopard Affair, 1807 [Excerpt]
  • 14. Napoleon I, Milan Decree, December 17, 1807
  • 15. Embargo Act, December 22, 1807 [Excerpt]
  • 16. Robert Smith, U.S. Secretary of the Navy's Letter of Instruction to Enforce the Embargo, May 2, 1808
  • 17. William Cullen Bryant, The Embargo, a Poem (1808)
  • 18. Non-Intercourse Act, March 1, 1809 [Excerpt]
  • 19. Napoleon I, Rambouillet Decree, March 23, 1810
  • 20. Nathaniel Macon, Macon's Bill No. 2, May 1, 1810 [Excerpt]
  • 21. James Madison, State of the Union Address, November 5, 1811
  • 22. Isaac Naylor, Account by an American Participant in the Battle of Tippecanoe, 1811
  • 23. Chief Shabonee, Account by an Indian Participant in the Battle of Tippecanoe, 1811
  • 24. Felix Grundy, Speech Demanding War Against Great Britain, 1811 [Excerpt]
  • 25. John Rodgers, Letter on the President–Little Belt Incident, 1811
  • 26. Tecumseh, Speech to the Osages, 1811
  • 27. Andrew Jackson, Call for Volunteers, March 7, 1812
  • 28. Henry Clay, Letter in Support of the War of 1812, April 14, 1812
  • 29. James Madison, War Message, June 1, 1812 [Excerpt]
  • 30. Act to Prohibit American Vessels from Proceeding to or Trading with the Enemies, July 6, 1812
  • 31. Declaration of War, June 18, 1812
  • 32. John Rodgers, Letter Outlining U.S. Naval Strategy During the War of 1812, June 3, 1812
  • 33. Stephen Decatur, Letter Outlining U.S. Naval Strategy During the War of 1812, June 8, 1812
  • 34. Robert Fulton, Letter on the Use of Torpedoes, June 22, 1812
  • 35. Gouverneur Morris, Letter Predicting the Effects of War, June 30, 1812
  • 36. Paul Hamilton, U.S. Secretary of the Navy's Letter Reprimanding Captain David Porter, June 30, 1812
  • 37. William Coleman, New York Evening Post Editorial Arguing Against the War of 1812, April 21, 1812 [Excerpt]
  • 38. Federalist Protest to the War of 1812, 1812 [Excerpt]
  • 39. An Act for the Safe Keeping and Accommodation of Prisoners of War, July 6, 1812
  • 40. William Bainbridge, Letter Describing the Return of Seamen Taken from the Chesapeake, July 11, 1812
  • 41. William Hull, Proclamation to Inhabitants of Canada, July 12, 1812
  • 42. Isaac Brock, Canadian Proclamation on the U.S. Declaration of War, July 22, 1812
  • 43. Isaac Brock, Address to the Canadian Legislature on the Suspension of Civil Rights During Wartime, July 29, 1812
  • 44. Daniel Webster, The Rockingham Memorial, August 5, 1812
  • 45. William Hull, General Orders for the Surrender of Detroit, August 16, 1812
  • 46. Isaac Brock, Official Dispatch No. 7, Giving a Canadian Opinion of Tecumseh, August 29, 1812 [Excerpt]
  • 47. Jane Stinger, Letter Requesting Her Husband's Discharge from the U.S. Navy, August 31, 1812
  • 48. George Washington Parke Custis, An Address Occasioned by the Death of General Lingan; Who Was Murdered by the Mob at Baltimore, September 1, 1812
  • 49. James R. Dacres, Letter Describing the Capture of the Guerriere by the Constitution, September 7, 1812
  • 50. James Lynch, Letter to the U.S. Secretary of the Navy Offering to Sell Iron, September 25, 1812
  • 51. Stephen Van Rensselaer, Excerpts from the Official U.S. Report and Letter About the Action at Queenston, October 14 and 20, 1812
  • 52. Three Condolence Letters on the Death of General Isaac Brock at Queenston, October 16 and November 12, 1812
  • 53. Nathan Heald, Report on the Fort Dearborn Massacre, October 23, 1812 [Excerpt]
  • 54. The Reverend John Black, “Ode to the Sons of Britain and America,” November 1, 1812
  • 55. John Lowell, Antiwar Pamphlets: Mr. Madison's War and Perpetual War, 1812 [Excerpts]
  • 56. An Act to Encourage the Destruction of the Armed Vessels of War of the Enemy, March 3, 1813
  • 57. Three Letters Reporting Civilian Actions Against British Ships, June and July 1813
  • 58. Mutineers’ Declaration to the Captain of an American Privateer, March 18, 1813
  • 59. Address of the Six Nations to the President of the United States, September 28, 1812, and the President's Response, April 8, 1813; Red Jacket's Speech at a Council in Buffalo, ­October 21, 1813
  • 60. Statement of the Magistrates of York Regarding Maintenance of Order After Its Capture by U.S. Forces, April 1813
  • 61. John Johnston, a British Midshipman's Letters to His Mother, April 28 and June 23, 1813
  • 62. Two Canadian Indictments for Sedition, May and June 1813
  • 63. Philip Broke, Personal Challenge Letter Leading to the Naval Battle of the Shannon versus the Chesapeake, Late May or Early June 1813
  • 64. Two Letters to the Governor of Virginia About Quakers and Military Service, March 21, 1813, and May 18, 1814
  • 65. Benjamin Bates, Memorial and Petition of the Religious Society of Friends Asking for Relief from Militia Law, May 31, 1813
  • 66. Laura Secord, Narrative of a Canadian Heroine's Exploits of June 1813, First Published 1853
  • 67. Margaret Bayard Smith, a Letter on the Fear of a Slave Revolt, July 20, 1813 [Excerpt]
  • 68. Canadian Letter in Cipher About the Effect of Imprisonment on the American Will to Fight, July 20, 1813
  • 69. Lord Henry Bathurst, Two Letters About Threats to Execute Prisoners of War, August 12, 1813, and March 5, 1814
  • 70. Depositions of Two American Deserters, September 3, 1813
  • 71. Oliver H. Perry, Two Reports of U.S. Victories on Lake Erie, September 10 and 13, 1813
  • 72. Robert H. Barclay, British Report of the Battle on Lake Erie, September 12, 1813 [Excerpt]
  • 73. Davy Crockett, Serving with General Jackson [Excerpt]
  • 74. Entry from a British Officer's Journal Describing the Battle of the Thames, October 3–5, 1813
  • 75. Robert Breckenridge McAfee, Account of the Thames Campaign by a U.S. Participant, 1816 [Excerpt]
  • 76. Martin Chittenden, Proclamation on the Role of the Vermont Militia in the War of 1812, November 10, 1813
  • 77. John W. Croker, Letter on British Naval Disposition During the War of 1812, March 20, 1813 [Excerpt]
  • 78. Edward Cutbush, Letter on the Situation of Naval Surgeons, February 13, 1813
  • 79. William Jones, U.S. Secretary of the Navy's Orders Regarding the Secret Mission of the John Adams, April 16, 1813
  • 80. Tecumseh, Speech to Henry Proctor at Amherstburg during War of 1812, September 18, 1813
  • 81. William Jones, U.S. Secretary of the Navy's General Order on Curtailing Smuggling, July 29, 1813
  • 82. William Wordsworth, “November, 1813”
  • 83. James Gallatin, Diary Entries on the Peace Negotiations, 1813–1814 [Excerpts]
  • 84. William Dunlop, British Account of Americans Selling to the Enemy, 1847 [Excerpt]
  • 85. Winfield Scott, American Account of the Battle of Lundy's Lane, 1864 [Excerpt]
  • 86. John Le Couteur, British Account of the Battle of Lundy's Lane, July 1814 [Excerpt]
  • 87. Fort Jackson Treaty, August 9, 1814
  • 88. George Robert Gleig, A British Account of the Action at Bladensburg, 1826 [Excerpt]
  • 89. James and Dolley Madison, Two Letters Describing the Evacuation of Washington, D.C., August 23, 1814
  • 90. Margaret Bayard Smith, Letter Describing the Evacuation of Washington, D.C., August 1814 [Excerpt]
  • 91. Francis Scott Key, “Star-Spangled Banner.” September 13–14, 1814
  • 92. A Letter from Hannah Jenoway, a British Soldier's Wife in Canada, September 14, 1814
  • 93. Letters Between Lieutenant General Sir John Sherbrooke and Secretary of State for War Lord Henry Bathurst Regarding New England's Secret Overtures to the British, November–December 1814
  • 94. Hartford Convention, Resolutions, 1815
  • 95. John Quincy Adams, Speech Attacking the Hartford Convention, 1815 [Excerpt]
  • 96. Edward Nicholls, British Proclamation to Americans in Louisiana, August 29, 1814
  • 97. James Monroe, the Secretary of State's Orders to Andrew Jackson Regarding Defense of the Gulf Coast, September 27, 1814
  • 98. Jean Lafitte, Three Letters Regarding the Loyalties of the Baratarian Pirates, September 4, 1814
  • 99. Andrew Jackson, Anti-British Proclamations to Louisianans, September 21, 1814
  • 100. Arsene Latour, Situation in Louisiana Before the Battle of New Orleans, 1816 [Excerpt]
  • 101. Andrew Jackson, Address Rebuking U.S. Troops on the Right Bank of the Mississippi River, January 8, 1815
  • 102. Andrew Jackson, Letter to British Admiral Alexander ­Cochrane About the Return of Slaves to Their Owners, February 20, 1815 [Excerpt]
  • 103. James Madison, Presidential Proclamation Granting Pardon of Baratarians, February 6, 1815
  • 104. Treaty of Ghent, December 24, 1814
  • 105. Andrew Jackson and John Lambert, Correspondence ­Between the U.S. and British Commanders after the Battle of New Orleans, January and March 1815
  • 106. Joseph Valpey Jr., Journal Excerpts and Poems Describing His Capture at Sea and Imprisonment, 1813–1815
  • 107. An Act Fixing the Military Peace Establishment of the United States, March 3, 1815
  • 108. Barbary Treaty, June 30, 1815
  • 109. Andrew Jackson, Farewell Address to the Army, 1815
  • 110. Adams-Onís Treaty, February 22, 1819
  • 111. George Robert Gleig, Remarks on How Britain Lost the War, 1826 [Excerpt]
  • 112. Shadrach Byfield, the Postwar Life of a Wounded British Private, 1828 [Excerpt]
  • 113. Oliver Wendell Holmes, “Old Ironsides,” September 16, 1830
  • Medals, Decorations, and Military Honors
  • Military Ranks
  • Glossary
  • Chronology
  • Bibliography
  • List of Editors and Contributors
  • Categorical Index