(Img: Joseph Yeager/Library of Congress) Following the French Revolution and motivated by the accusations against the British by James Madison, Congress declared war on Great Britain. The infamous War of 1812 which gave birth to the U.S. National Anthem, ended with the Battle of New Orleans and the Treaty of Ghent.
Whether they produced battlefield images of the dead or daguerreotype portraits of common soldiers, […]
In 1964 an Ohio woman took up the challenge that had led to Amelia Earhart’s disappearance.
In 1814 the British Stymied an American Attempt to Invade Canada. They Were Stopped at Lundy’s Lane.
Though a tactical draw, the Battle of Lundy’s Lane left Canada in British hands.
A multipurpose coat for daring mounted warriors became vogue both on and off the battlefield.