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    • Armistead, George, 1780-1818

    • Armistead, George, 1780-1818; United States--History--War of 1812--Portraits; Painting, American--19th century; Baltimore, Battle of, Baltimore, Md., 1814; Baltimore (Md.)--History--War of 1812; United States. Army--Officers--Portraits;
    • Painting of Lieutenant Colonel George Armistead (1780-1818). Oil on canvas by Rembrandt Peale, 1817. Colonel Armistead was the commander of the troops defending Baltimore during September 1814. This painting was commissioned by the Baltimore City...
    • Barney, Joshua, 1759-1818

    • United States--History--War of 1812; Barney, Joshua, 1759-1818; United States. Navy--Officers--Portraits; Painting, American--19th century;
    • Painting of Commodore Joshua Barney (1759-1818). Oil on canvas by Rembrandt Peale, ca. 1817. Joshua Barney was born in Maryland and served as a young privateer commander in the Revolution. During the War of 1812 he was a commodore and described as...
    • Barney, Joshua, 1759-1818

    • United States--History--War of 1812; Barney, Joshua, 1759-1818; United States. Navy--Officers--Portraits; Watercolor painting--18th century;
    • Watercolor on ivory miniature painting of Commodore Joshua Barney (1759-1818) by Juan Bauzil (1766-1820). Painted while in France, 1796. Bequest of Mrs. Caroline Remington, descendent of Commodore Barney, through Mrs. William Reed, 1920.
    • Battle Monument

    • Baltimore, Battle of, Baltimore, Md., 1814; United States--History--War of 1812--Monuments; Baltimore (Md.)--History--War of 1812; Engraving, American--19th century; Calvert Street (Baltimore, Md.); Marble; Griffin; Fasces;
    • Engraving of Battle Monument, ca. 1815, by Benjamin Tanner. Designed by architect Maximilian Godefroy. Commemorates the Defenders of Baltimore who fell on the 12th of September, 1814 at the Battle of North Point and the 13th during the Bombardment...
    • Battle Monument

    • Baltimore, Battle of, Baltimore, Md., 1814; United States--History--War of 1812--Monuments; Baltimore (Md.)--History--War of 1812; Engraving, American--19th century; Calvert Street (Baltimore, Md.); Marble; Griffin; Fasces;
    • Battle Monument. After the painting by W.H. Bartlett. Engraved by H. Griffiths for American Scenery--Virtue. London. Published for proprietors by George Virtue, 26 Ivy Lane, 1838. Matted print.
    • Battle Monument square

    • Baltimore, Battle of, Baltimore, Md., 1814; United States--History--War of 1812--Monuments; Baltimore (Md.)--History--War of 1812; Calvert Street (Baltimore, Md.); Photographs; Marble; Griffin; Fasces;
    • Photograph of Battle Monument Square. Shows Battle Monument dedicated to those who served in the War of 1812, courthouse, northwest side of Calvert Street (300 block), ca. 1900.
    • Battle Monument, Baltimore

    • Baltimore, Battle of, Baltimore, Md., 1814; United States--History--War of 1812--Monuments; Baltimore (Md.)--History--War of 1812; Prints, American--19th century; Calvert Street (Baltimore, Md.); Marble; Griffin; Fasces;
    • Print of the Battle Monument, Baltimore, September 22, 1831. Pencil sketch on paper by unknown artist, ca. 1831. Maximilian Godefroy, architect. Hambleton Print Collection.
    • Battle of Baltimore

    • Baltimore, Battle of, Baltimore, Md., 1814; United States--History--War of 1812; Baltimore (Md.)--History--War of 1812; Painting, American--19th century;
    • Painting of the Battle of Baltimore. Pen, ink, and watercolor on cream wove paper by unknown artist. Early 19th century. This view is from the Inner Harbor looking toward the Chesapeake Bay. On the right is Fort McHenry on Whetstone Point and on...
    • Battle of North Point near Baltimore

    • North Point, Battle of, Md., 1814; United States--History--War of 1812; Painting, American--19th century; Baltimore (Md.)--History--War of 1812;
    • Painting of the Battle of North Point near Baltimore. Oil on wood panel by Thomas Coke Ruckle, 1814. Scene of military troops mustering at North Point. Calvary troops are seen in linear formations in foreground; foot troops complete rectangular...
    • Bombardment of Fort McHenry

    • Baltimore (Md.)--History--War of 1812; United States--History--War of 1812--Naval operations; Fort McHenry (Baltimore, Md.); Painting, American--19th century; Baltimore, Battle of, Baltimore, Md., 1814;
    • Painting of the bombardment of Fort McHenry on September 13-14, 1814 during the War of 1812 by Alfred Jacob Miller. View from Whetstone Point of the bombardment of Fort McHenry. Smoke and flames, American flag and encampment behind the fort at...
    • Bombardment of Fort McHenry

    • Baltimore (Md.)--History--War of 1812; United States--History--War of 1812--Naval operations; Fort McHenry (Baltimore, Md.); Lithography, American--19th century; Baltimore, Battle of, Baltimore, Md., 1814;
    • Pen, ink, and charcoal on paper depicting the Bombardment of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812 by unknown artist.
    • Boyle, Thomas, 1775 or 6-1825

    • United States--History--War of 1812--Portraits; Boyle, Thomas, 1775 or 6-1825; Privateering;
    • Photograph of painting of Captain Thomas Boyle. Photograph by The Hughes Company, Baltimore. Boyle, a privateersman, was born in 1775 in Marblehead, Massachusetts. He made his first trip to sea at about age ten and at age sixteen he took over his...
    • Cane

    • United States--History--War of 1812; North Point, Battle of, Md., 1814; Baltimore (Md.)--History--War of 1812; Ross, Robert, 1766-1814;
    • Cane made of piece of wood from poplar under which General Ross was killed in Battle of North Point, near Baltimore, September 12, 1814. In June 1814, Major General Robert Ross was named commander of the explorative force against the unprotected...
    • Canteen

    • United States--History--War of 1812; Canteens (Beverage containers); North Point, Battle of, Md., 1814; Baltimore (Md.)--History--War of 1812;
    • Military canteen used during the Battle of North Point, September 12, 1814. Inscription: "This canteen was in the Battle of North Point Baltimore 1814 [September] th. 12. 'Shipley Liester Seneir (sie)." Wood and metal.
    • Cohen, Mendes I., 1796-1879

    • United States--History--War of 1812; Painting, American--19th century; Mendes, Cohen I., 1796-1879;
    • Portrait of Mendes I. Cohen. During the War of 1812, Cohen was a member of Captain Joseph H. Nicholson’s U.S. Volunteer artillery company, the Baltimore Fencibles. The Fencibles served in the defense of Fort McHenry. In the portrait, Cohen is...
    • Defence [sic] of Fort M'Henry [sic]

    • United States--History--War of 1812; Star-spangled banner (Song); Fort McHenry (Baltimore, Md.); Key, Francis Scott 1779-1843; Broadside poems;
    • Printed broadside of the Defence [sic] of Fort M'Henry [sic], 1814. First printed version of "The Star-Spangled Banner", the song by Francis Scott Key. Typeset by Samuel Sands (1800-1891); printed by Thomas Murphy (1780-1860). Sands was a publisher...
    • Easton, Maryland Juvenile Corps banner

    • United States--History--War of 1812--Flags; Maryland--History--War of 1812;
    • Painted silk flag of the Juvenile Corps of Easton, Maryland. Painted by Mrs. John Leeds Kerr in 1814. Donated by Kenneth C. Kerr. The banner features a spread eagle holding a shield and arrow and the motto "Pro Aris Et Focis" and "The Juveniles...

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