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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMBIY_poplar-lawn_Petersburg-VA.html
Poplar Lawn is now known as Central Park. Here the Petersburg Volunteers camped in October 1812, before leaving for the Canadian border. Here Lafayette was greeted with music and speeches in 1824. The place was bought by the city in 1844. Voluntee…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1B67_those-who-served-our-country-buried-in-farmers-mills-area-cemeteries_Carmel-NY.html
In MemoryThose who Served our Country Buried in Farmers Mills Area Cemeteries * Died in That ServiceJames Ballard CW · Chas. Bates CW · Wm. H. Brown CW · * Webster Brundage CW · * Alex. C. Clauson CW · Alonso …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMAU_battle-of-mississinewa_Marion-IN.html
Two miles west. Site of battle fought Dec. 18, 1812, in which British-allied Miami Indians were defeated by U.S. troops and Militia under Col. John Campbell.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMRKE_powder-house_Exeter-NH.html
Directly across the Squamscott river stands the storehouse for the towns powder used during the American Revolution and the War of 1812. Powder captured from the British at New Castle was stored here and later used at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17B1_a-hilltop-for-heroes-and-horse-thieves_Washington-DC.html
It is perhaps no surprise that Commodore David Porter, hero of the War of 1812, chose Meridian Hill on which to build his estate. From this knoll, Porter had a direct line of sight to the President's mansion. Though no match for the grand building…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDRS_death-of-col-john-allen_Monroe-MI.html
Col. Allen tried vainly to rally the retreating Americans at the second Battle of the River Raisin, Jan. 22, 1813. Exhausted and disabled by a thigh wound, he faced the pursuing Indians near here. The colonel desperately defended himself at swordp…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM10MH_fort-erie-pro-patria-mori-cairn_Fort-Erie-ON.html
[Text on the base of the Cairn]; Here are buried150 British Officers and MenWho fell in the attack on Fort ErieOn the 26th day of August, 1814, and threeof the defenders, men of the United StatesInfantry, whose remains were discoveredduring the…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM151C_the-guns-that-won-the-battle_Baltimore-MD.html
The gun deck in front of you is a partial representation of the forts 1814 Water Battery. Made up of 26 cannons in two tiers, the Water Battery comprised the fort's primary means of defense.The Cannons that stood here fired shot weighing 18 and 36…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMV2I_soldiers-of-the-war-of-1812_Springfield-IL.html
To Honor the Soldiers of the War of 1812who lie buried in Sangamon County First Column:Roswell Abel · James Adams · William Archer · James Baker · Jacob Baker · Eli Barbre · Isaac Bates · Oliver …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMDY5_fort-nelson_Portsmouth-VA.html
On the site of Portsmouth's Naval Hospital stood Fort Nelson. There, Virginia's Revolutionary government late in 1776 constructed the fort of timber and rammed earth. Three years later, the British fleet commanded by Admiral Sir George Collier con…
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