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National Sites 

War of 1812 Timeline

July 2 1812: Capture of the Cuyahoga Packet

War of 1812 Battles

War of 1812 Almanac

War of 1812 Website

War of 1812 - U.S. Coast Guard

Library of Congress Guide to the War of 1812

1812 Blog

  Alabama

Alabama Trails

Fort Mims

Burnt Corn

Alabama Department of Archives and History, Military Records

references 1812 - Alabama Trails War 1812 index page

Veterans of the War of 1812 buried in Alabama - Find A Grave

Florida

Florida State Genealogy 1812 site

Florida 1812 Memory Blog

The Seminole Wars

Capture of Pensacola, Spanish Florida (November 7, 1814)

Capture of Fort Bowyer, Spanish West Florida (February 12, 1815)



Illinois Territory

Illinois War of 1812 Veterans

War of 1812 Bicentennial

Massacre at Fort Dearborn, Illinois Territory (August 15, 1812)

Occupation of Prairie du Chien, Illinois Territory (June 2, 1814)

Siege of Fort Shelby, Illinois Territory (July 17–20, 1814)


Indiana Territory 


Indiana Muster, Pay and Receipt Rolls, War of 1812

Indiana University War of 1812 Collection

Indiana Early Military Records

Battles

Massacre at Pigeon Roost, Indiana Territory (September 3, 1812)

Investment of Fort Harrison, Indiana Territory (September 3–16, 1812)

Investment of Fort Wayne, Indiana Territory (September 5–12, 1812)

Destruction of Prophetstown, Indiana Territory (November 19, 1812)

Six Nation Legacy Consortium

Battle on the Mississinewa River, Indiana Territory (December 17–18, 1812)

Battle on the Mississinewa River, Indiana Territory (December 17–18, 1812)


Louisiana 

The Louisiana Purchase and the War of 1812

Chalmette Battlefield January 8, 1815, Battle of New Orleans

Jean Lafitte site

Louisiana Soldiers in the War of 1812,edited by Marion John Bennett Pierson

 

Battles

Battle of Lake Borgne, Louisiana (December 14, 1814):

Battle at the Villeré Plantation, Louisiana (December 23, 1814)

Reconnaissance in force by British at New Orleans, Louisiana (December 28, 1814)

Cumberland Island Campaign (January–March, 1815)

Artillery duel at New Orleans, Louisiana (January 1, 1815)

Final assault at New Orleans, Louisiana (January 8, 1815)

Bombardment of Fort St. Philip, Louisiana (January 9–18, 1815)

Maryland

Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial

Maryland in the War of 1812 | Celebrating the 200th

War of 1812 in the Chesapeake Region

War of 1812 Interactive Map

Researching the War of 1812 - Maryland War of 1812
The Short History of the War of 1812 in Maryland


Michigan Territory 

Statement of Significance – Michigan in the War of 1812

River Raisin Battlefied

Capture of Michilimackinac Island (July 17, 1812)

Hull's Campaign on the Detroit River (May–August, 1812):

Skirmish at Brownstown, Michigan Territory (August 5, 1812)

Skirmish at Maguaga, Michigan Territory (August 9, 1812)

Capture of Detroit, Michigan Territory (August 16, 1812)


Missouri Territory 

Soldiers' Records

Abstracts of War

The Forgotton War of 1812 in Missouri pdf

The war of 1812 in the St Louis Theater

War of 1812 Missouri Militia Officers

First U.S. Infantry and the Missouri Rangers


Battles

Investment of Fort Madison, Missouri Territory (September 5–12, 1812)

First skirmish at Rock Island Rapids, Missouri Territory (July 21, 1814)

Second skirmish at Rock Island Rapids, Missouri Territory (September 5, 1814)

Battle of the Sink Hole, Missouri Territory (May 24, 1815)


New York

The War of 1812 - New York State Museum

War of 1812 - Path Through History - New York State

War of 1812 | New York Heritage

Great Lakes Seaway Trail | War of 1812


Battles

First British raid at Charlotte, New York, at the mouth of the Genesee River (October 1, 1812)

First attack on Sackets Harbor, New York (July 19, 1812)

First attack on Ogdensburg, New York (October 4, 1812)

Second attack on Ogdensburg, New York (February 22, 1813)

Second attack on Sackets Harbor, New York (May 29, 1813)

British raid at Sodus, New York (June 19, 1813)

Skirmish at Cranberry Creek, New York (July 1 9, 1813)

Murray's Raid, New York and Vermont (July 29 – August 4, 1813)

Wilkinson's Campaign on the St. Lawrence River (October–November, 1813)

Skirmish at French Creek, New York (November 1–2, 1813)

Skirmishes at Akwesasne and French Mills (October 23 – November 23, 1812)

Second raid at Charlotte, New York, at the mouth of the Genesee River (June 15, 1813)

Raid at Fort Schlosser, New York (July 5, 1813)

Raid at Black Rock, New York (July 11, 1813)

Capture of Fort Niagara, New York (December 18–19, 1813)

Raid at Black Rock and Buffalo, New York (December 30, 1813)

Skirmish at Conjocta Creek, New York (August 3, 1814)

Raids on the Salmon River, New York (February 14–24, 1814)

Assault on Oswego, New York (May 5–6, 1814)

Skirmish on Sandy Creek, New York (May 30, 1814)

Battle of Plattsburgh, New York (September 11, 1814)

North Carolina

North Carolina's War of 1812 Project

Muster rolls of the soldiers of the war of 1812: detached from the Militia Rolls of North Carolina

North Carolina - The War of 1812

War of 1812 - North Carolina Muster Rolls - GHL Blog

Ashe County 5th North Carolina Militia - New River Notes

 

 

Ohio

Ohio War of 1812

War of 1812 - Ohio History Central

Fort Meigs: Ohio's War of 1812 Battlefield

The War of 1812: Ohio on the Frontline | ohiohistory.org

War of 1812 in Ohio - Touring Ohio

Ohio Society U.S.D. of 1812 index to grave records

 

Virginia

Virginia War of 1812 Commission

The Library of Virginia Soldiers of the War of 1812

Significant Events War of 1812 in Virginia

War of 1812 Bicentennial | Historic Alexandria

Library of Virginia Index to the War of 1812 Pay Rolls


Vermont 

State of Vermont, Roster of Soldiers in the War of 1812-14

The Army in Burlington - Vermont and the War of 1812

The War of 1812 - Freedom and Unity

Propaganda, Pestilence, and Prosperity: Burlington's Camptown Days during the War of 1812 pdf


Battles

Murray's Raid, New York and Vermont (July 29 – August 4, 1813)

Skirmish at Otter Creek, Vermont (May 14, 1814)



 

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