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Events Leading to the War of 1812
The British Admiralty Decides
The Chesapeake Privateers
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aboard American militia American ports anchored Annapolis April armed army artillery attack August Baltimore Clipper battery Battle of Baltimore Bladensburg blockaded the mouth bombardment brigade Britain British Admiralty British barges British column British force British frigate British marines British squadron British vessels British warships burned campaign cannon capital Captain Boyle captured Chesapeake Bay Choptank Colonel command Commodore Barney Commodore Barney's flotilla Constellation County militia Craney Island Creek crew defeated defense destroy enemy fire flag Francis Scott Key frigate Gleig gunboats Hampton Roads Havre de Grace invaders June killed land later Levin Winder Lieutenant March Maryland militia McHenry miles militiamen moved muskets naval Norfolk ordered Patapsco River Patuxent River Potomac River President Madison Rear Admiral Cockburn regiment retreat returned rockets Ross sailed from Baltimore sailors schooner seized sent September ships Shore sloop small boats soldiers Star-Spangled Banner Tangier Island town troops United Washington Winder wounded