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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.
Rivinus, E. F. "Beanes, Barney, and the Banner." Naval History 13 (May/June 1999): 46-50.
Sheads, Scott Sumpter. Guardian of the Star-Spangled Banner: Lt. Colonel George Armistead and the Fort McHenry Flag. Linthicum, MD: Toomey Press, 1999.
George, Christopher T. "Mirage of Freedom: African Americans in the War of 1812." Maryland Historical Magazine 91 (Winter 1996): 426-50.
Annotation / Notes: Black men fought for both the American and British forces during the War of 1812. For example, free blacks who constructed earthworks and black sailors in the U.S. Navy helped to deflect the British attack on Baltimore in 1814. Free blacks and slaves who decided to help the British hoped to secure freedom in return for their services.
Sheads, Scott S. "A Black Soldier Defends Ft. McHenry, 1814." Military Collector and Historian 41 (Spring 1989): 20-21.
George, Christopher T. "Harford County in the War of 1812." Harford Historical Bulletin 76 (Spring 1998): 3-61.
Sheads, Scott. Fort McHenry: A History. Baltimore: Nautical & Aviation Publishing Co., 1995.
Hickey, Donald R. The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1989.
Annotation / Notes: A comprehensive examination of the political background, military operations, and diplomatic closure of "Mr. Madison's War." It may have been forgotten in other areas, but for Maryland the War of 1812 was all too real. The Royal Navy roamed the Chesapeake with impunity, occupied Tangier Island, burned Frenchtown, attacked St. Michaels and Havre de Grace, sacked the nation's capitol after defeating the militia at Bladensburg, before meeting defeat after a combined sea-land attack on Baltimore City, which was immortalized in Francis Scott Key's "Star Spangled Banner." There is also a chapter on the infamous Baltimore riot of 1812.
Eaton, H. B. "Bladensburg." Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research [Great Britain] 55 (1977): 8-14.
Williams, Glenn F. "The Bladensburg Races." MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History 12 (no. 1, 1999): 58-65.
Categories: Military, Other, War of 1812
George, Christopher T. "Myths, Misinformation, and the Truth: The Text on Maryland's War of 1812 Historical Markers." Maryland Humanities, (September 2001): 17-19.
Pickett, Dwayne W., and Keith Heinrich. "Maryland's War of 1812 Battlefield Sites." Maryland Humanities, (September 2001): 10-13.
Eshelman, Ralph. "Maryland and the War of 1812." Maryland Humanities, (September 2001): 6-9.
Categories: Military, War of 1812
Hardy, Stephen G. "The War of 1812 in Historical Context." Maryland Humanities, (September 2001): 2-5.
Categories: Military, War of 1812
Cheek, Charles D., Joseph Balicki, and John Pousson. "On the shore dimly seen...": An archaeological overview, Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Baltimore, Maryland. Alexandria, VA: John Milner Associates, Inc., 2000.
Himmelheber, Peter. "Sotterley Plantation During the War of 1812." Chronicles of St. Mary's, 51 (Winter 2003): 90-93.
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.
Gaede, Frederick C., and Stephen E. Osman. "Notes on the 1813 Infantry Cap." Military Collector and Historian, 43 (Fall 1991): 102-14.
Categories: Military, War of 1812
Liston, Kathy Lee Erlandson. "Where are the British SoldiersKilled in the Battle of North Point Buried?" History Trails, 33 (Winter 1998): 5-8.
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.
Dudley, William S. "The War of 1812 Battle of the Patuxent." Calvert Historian, 9 (Spring 1994): 7-20.
Categories: Military, War of 1812
Hollifield, William, III, ed. "Muster Rolls of the Sixth Cavalry Regiment, Maryland Militia 1812." Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin, 16 (August 1975): 115-31.
Marine, William Matthew. The British Invasion of Maryland, 1812-1815. Reprint edition. Baltmiore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1977.
Benson, Robert Louis. "The War of 1812 in Anne Arundel County." Anne Arundel County History Notes, 27 (October 1995): 5, 14-15.