The Naval War of 1812: A Documentary History

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Government Printing Office, 1985 - History - 714 pages
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As the title implies - original documents transcribed by the Navy Historical Center (now known as Navy History and Heritage Command). Along w/ vols 2 and 3, the definitive source for history of the US ... Read full review

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Contents

Descriptive List of Illustrations
xxxiv
Short Titles
xl
The AUantic Theater JanuaryDecember 1813
1
Naval Medicine Ashore and at Sea
9
Navy Department Administrative Problems
19
Privateer Activity
27
Commodore HullAnaconda Affair
31
Lack of Adequate Medical Care and Regulations
37
Capture of H M Sloop Dominica
213
Launching Peacock
225
Hurricane Damage at Halifax
284
A Plan to Render Constitution s Gunfire More Deadly
292
Return of the U S Frigate Congress
300
The Hospital Ship at Charleston
306
The Chesapeake Bay Theater JanuaryDecember 1813
309
British Activity and Strategy
318

Naval Construction in 1813
43
Gunboat Reduction Order
52
British Gunnery Exercises
59
British Naval Strategy
75
Bibles for Seamen
82
Ships for Cartels and Special Missions
86
Charleston StationAdmonitions and Complaints
95
Pension Certificate
102
Fultons Ordnance Experiments
111
British Naval Activity off Block Island
114
Chesapeake Shannon
126
Blockade Frustrates United States Macedonian and Hornet
134
New Mission for Argus
140
Defense of North Carolina
151
Secret Mission of John AdamsStatus Report
155
British Naval Strength in North America
167
The Philadelphia Navy Yard
179
Lieutenant Kennedys Refusal to Cruise in Nonsuch
187
Building the 74 at Portsmouth
195
Fiasco off Cape May
199
Secretary Joness Rationale on Promotion
207
Baltimore Defense Plans
329
British Raiding Parties
339
Craney Island Defense Preparations
346
British Incursions in the Upper Bay
381
Condition of Constellation
387
Successes and Failures
394
Constellation and Adams Waiting to Get to Sea
400
Building the Fleet on Lake Erie
406
Manning the Northern Lakes Fleets
507
Second Assault on York 30 July 1813
525
Winter on the Lake Ontario Station
616
Destruction along the Niagara Frontier
622
The Gulf Coast Theater JanuaryDecember 1813
629
Orders to Economize
638
Louisiana
647
English Pilots at the Balize
651
Protesting Reductions at New Orleans
661
A New Commandant at New Orleans
669
New Orleans at Years End
676
The Pacific Theater JanuaryDecember 1813
683
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