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Gilje, Paul A. "A Sailor Prisoner of War During the War of 1812." Maryland Historical Magazine 85 (Spring 1990): 58-72.
Norton, Louis Arthur. Joshua Barney, Hero of the Revolution and 1812. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2000.
Annotation / Notes: Joshua Barney (1758-1818) was a naval hero in both the American Revolution and the War of 1812. Aside from his military exploits, this patriotic Marylander's life is closely associated with the history of the American flag. Barney is best known for the spirited action of the barge men under his command at the Battle of Bladensburg in 1814. Alone among the Americans at the battle, Barney and his men fought bravely against a superior British force.
Garitee, Jerome R. The Republic's Private Navy: The American Privateering Business as Practiced Baltimore during the War of 1812. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, Published for Mystic Seaport, Inc., 1977.
Annotation / Notes: The British attack on Baltimore during the War of 1812 was motivated by a desire to punish the city for being a nest of republicans and privateers. This book traces in admirable detail the history of privateering - from the ships, outfitting, captains and crews, investors, their successes and failures, through the distribution of the prize money. While the pirates on the Spanish main may have been the dregs of the sea, Baltimore's privateers were underwritten by some of its leading mercantile and political leaders. The book includes useful appendices identifying the privateers, investors and proceeds.
George, Christopher T. Terror on the Chesapeake: The War of 1812 on the Bay. Shippensburg, PA: White Mane Books, 2000.
Lee, Byron A. "Anne Arundel's Commodore Isaac Mayo Duringthe War of 1812." Anne Arundel County History Notes, 32 (January 2001): 3-4, 13-15.
Langley, Susan B. M. "'Chastising the Savages,' Or In Pursuit of Barney's Flotilla." Maryland Humanities, (September 2001): 14-16.
Categories: Maritime, War of 1812
Crawford, Michael J., ed. The Naval War of 1812: A Documentary History. Volume III. Chesapeake Bay, Northern Lakes, and Pacific Ocean. Washington, DC: Naval Historical Center, Department of the Navy, 2002.
Dudley, William S. The Naval War of 1812: A Documentary History, Volume II, 1813. Naval Historical Center, Department of the Navy, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1992.
Brodine, Charles E., Jr., Michael J. Crawford, and Christine F. Hughes. Against All Odds: U.S. Sailors in the War of 1812. Washington, DC: Naval Historical Center, 2004.
Healy, David. 1812: Rediscovering the Chesapeake Bay's Forgotten War. Rock Hill, SC: Bellarosa Books, 2005.
Healy, David. "Joshua Barney's Barge." News and Notes from the Prince George's County Historical Society, 24 (August 1996): 1-2.
Taylor, Blaine. "May 3, 1813: Cockburn vs. O'Neill at Havre de Grace, Britain's Sea-Going Commando Burns the Harbor of Mercy." Harford Historical Bulletin, 43 (Winter 1990): 1-20.
Sheads, Scott S. "H.M. Bomb Ship Terror and the Bombardment of Fort McHenry." Maryland Historical Magazine, 103 (Fall 2008): 256-67.
Sheads, Scott S. Rocket's Red Glare: The Maritime Defense of Baltimore in 1814. Centreville, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1986.
Huntsberry, Thomas V. Maryland War of 1812 Privateer Edgemere, MD: J. Mart Publishers, 1983.
Shomette, Donald G., and Fred W. Hopkins, Jr. "The Search for the Chesapeake Flotilla." American Neptune, 43 (January 1983): 5-19.
Annotation / Notes: Ships commanded by Joshua Barney, sunk in 1814.
McClees, Carol. "The Audacious Privateers of the War of 1812: Swashbuckling Through the Mammoth Logs." MdHS News, (Fall 2009): 22-23.
Categories: Maritime, War of 1812
Shomette, Donald G. Flotilla: The Patuxent Naval Campaign in the War of 1812. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.
Categories: Maritime, War of 1812
Wenstrup, Sean. "Fear and Terror: The Chesapeake Campaign of 1813." Shoreline, 16 (June 2009): 27-28.
George, Christopher T. "Sunk to Save Baltimore: Compensating the Owners of Ships Sunk in Baltimore Harbor During the War of 1812." Journal of the War of 1812, 14 (Summer 2011): 10-23.
Good, Timothy S., ed. American Privateers in the War of 1812: the vessels and their prizes as recorded in Niles Weekly Register. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co., 2012.
Leiner, Frederick C. "'The Sport of Arbitrary Men': The Privateer Nonsuch and a Search at Sea in the War of 1812." Journal of Military History, 76 (October 2012): 1147-64.
Leiner, Frederick C. "Innovative Plans Announced for War of 1812 Shipwreck." Naval History, 26 (August 2012): 11.
Jenkins, Mark Collins, and David A. Taylor. The War of 1812 and the Rise of the U.S. Navy. Washington, DC: National Geographic, 2012.
Marschall, Steve. "Commodore Joshua Barney." The Legacy, 49 (Summer 2012): 3.