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Through the perilous fight : six weeks that saved the nation /

Traces the story of a pivotal six-week period in 1814 that marked the turnaround of the War of 1812 and enabled a nearly defeated U.S. to rally against British forces at Baltimore, in an account that also shares perspectives on such contributors as Admiral Cockburn and Francis Scott Key. Full description

Main Author: Vogel, Steve, 1960-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Random House, 2013
Edition: 1st ed.
Contents: Prelude: I See Nothing Else Left -- How Do You Like the War Now? -- Laid in Ashes -- The British Invasion -- What the Devil Will They Do Here? -- Be It So, We Will Proceed -- The Enemy in Bladensburg! -- The Battle for Washington -- A Spectacle Terrible and Magnificent -- They Feel Strongly the Disgrace -- Hide Our Heads -- The Arrogant Foe -- The Mission of Francis Scott Key -- The Town Must Be Burned -- The Battle for Baltimore -- The Rockets' Red Glare -- Does That Star-Spangled Banner Yet Wave? -- Our Glorious Peace -- Epilogue.
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