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...York Continental Regiment on 1 January 1781 to head the New York militia and state troops being raised for the summer campaign. He was mayor of New York City from 1807 to 1811 and JM’s frequent correspondent during the War of 1812 (
...bearing royal commissions as British consul for the middle states and as commissary for commercial affairs throughout the U.S. Congress accepted his commission as consul, and he remained in Philadelphia in that capacity until the outbreak of the War of 1812 (Joanne L. Neel,
Possibly Reuben Chewning (or Chuning; also Chaning) of Louisa County, who worked as a carpenter and later served as a captain in the U.S. army during the War of 1812 (
Tunstall Quarles (ca. 1770–1855) was a Virginia-born Kentucky lawyer and politician who commanded a company of the state militia during the War of 1812 and served two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1817–20.
The Republic’s Private Navy: The American Privateering Business As Practiced by Baltimore during the War of 1812
...Nov. 1803. He had been a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, 1785–86, 1788–90, and 1801–3. He was reelected governor in 1804, 1805, and 1811 and was a strong supporter of the War of 1812 (Sobel and Raimo,
...in the American Revolution, he practiced law in Newton, Massachusetts, where he was also a judge in the court of common pleas and a state senator. He was governor of Michigan Territory until the War of 1812, when he was made a brigadier general in command of the Army of the Northwest. He is perhaps best known for his surrender of Detroit in August 1812, which led to a court-martial...
...hostility this raised against him in Salem. He served as state senator in 1807–8 and 1821, and was elected lieutenant governor of Massachusetts on the Republican ticket in 1810 and 1811. He supported JM’s administration during the War of 1812, ran unsuccessfully for office in several other elections, and served as president of the Boston branch of the Bank of the United States (
Livingston, Francis Scott Key, Daniel Webster, and Henry Clay. During the War of 1812, he fought in the Battle of Bladensburg; in 1821 Monroe appointed him brigadier general of militia; eventually he became major general of the District of Columbia. He was a founding member of both the American Colonization Society and...
.... On 8 Oct. 1814 he wrote again and explained that he was having his former letter and the current one printed in New York lest his papers had been destroyed when the British burned Washington during the War of 1812 (“May it please your excellency, To receive my hearty and sincere congratulations on your reelection to the president-ship of the United States of America …” [New York,...
...served in several public capacities and became a leading businessman engaged in an extensive produce export business through New Orleans as well as a number of other local enterprises. He was a brigadier general of the Ohio Volunteers during the War of 1812 and served as U.S. senator from Ohio during the third
...justice, deserters from the United States Army, and land-jobbers, would constitute a majority who would be unwilling that West Florida should come under the jurisdiction of the United States” (“Recollections of the Civil History of the War of 1812,”
In his diary Joseph Gales, Jr., recorded that Smith declined the mission to Russia, “as it was rumored and believed, by the advice of General Armstrong” (“Recollections of the Civil History of the War of 1812,”
, 16 Apr. 1811; “Recollections of the Civil History of the War of 1812,”
Naval War of 1812
: War of 1812 Manuscripts]).
Naval War of 1812
, 2:367). The order of 5 Sept. 1812 notwithstanding, death penalty cases continued to come to JM’s attention throughout the War of 1812.
), in which JM recalled his “Talk” to “deputations from a number of tribes to the seat of Govt.” at the commencement of the War of 1812.
Naval War of 1812
...1779–1820) entered the navy in 1798 as a midshipman. He rose quickly through the ranks and for his efforts in the Tripolitan War was rewarded with a captain’s commission in 1804. Decatur’s major achievement during the War of 1812 was the capture of the
: RG 59, War of 1812 Papers, Agreements for Exchange of Prisoners of War).
59, War of 1812 Papers, Correspondence regarding Passports), conveying JM’s request that Taylor obtain permission from Admiral Sir John Borlase Warren for Lee, “in whose welfare the President takes much interest,” to travel to the West Indies; Lee to...
Naval War of 1812
Naval War of 1812Naval War of 1812
The Naval War of 1812: A Documentary History
Naval War of 1812
U.S. Army in the War of 1812,
Naval War of 1812,
59, War of 1812 Papers, Misc. Letters Received concerning the Release of Prisoners; Clift,
Heidler and Heidler, War of 1812
Naval War of 1812,U.S. Army in the War of 1812,
...five of the wounded were black marines from a corps of at least two hundred escaped slaves trained under Adm. Sir George Cockburn in May 1814 on Tangier Island (Cassell, “Slaves of the Chesapeake Bay Area and the War of 1812,”
U.S. Army in the War of 1812,
Naval War of 1812,
U.S. Army in the War of 1812,
U.S. Army in the War of 1812,
59, War of 1812 Papers, Correspondence regarding Passports). In 59, War of 1812 Papers, Correspondence regarding Passports). In a 28 July 1814 letter to Monroe, Attorney General Richard Rush had given his opinion that under “An Act to prohibit the use of licenses or passes granted by the authority of...
: War of 1812 Manuscripts);
U.S. Army in the War of 1812,
U.S. Army in the War of 1812,U.S. Army in the War of 1812,
U.S. Army in the War of 1812,Naval War of 1812,
For the Prince Regent’s 9 Jan. 1813 statement blaming the United States for causing the War of 1812, see U.S. Army in the War of 1812,
: War of 1812 Collection).
U.S. Army in the War of 1812,
edition of the above work stating that it had been “prepared and committed to the press” prior to the conclusion of the War of 1812; that it “would have been difficult, even if it were desirable, to withold” it from the public; and that a refutation of the accusations brought against the United States government was “necessary, in peace as much...
: RG 59, War of 1812 Papers, Misc. Letters Received concerning the Release of Prisoners.
authorizing payments for various types of property lost in the War of 1812 was approved on 3 Mar. 1817 (
...he practiced law and launched a political career in which his anti-tariff and nullification views eventually propelled him to the U.S. Senate, 1833–42. His uncle, James Patton Preston (1774–1843), a veteran of the War of 1812 who was severely wounded at the Battle of Chrysler’s Farm, served as governor of Virginia from 1816 to 1819 (
...American Revolution, signing the Declaration of Independence and serving in the Continental Congress, 1776–78. A lifelong Federalist, Carroll supported the U.S. Constitution, represented Maryland in the U.S. Senate, 1789–92, and opposed the War of 1812.