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Amateurs, to Arms! : A Military History of the War of 1812
by John R. Elting


Overview - Amateurs, to Arms! Examines in succession the campaigns of 'Mr. Madison's War': the U.S. invasion of Canada; the key naval battles on Lakes Erie and Champlain; the British invasion via the Chesapeake Bay and its repulse at Baltimore; and the campaign leading to the American victory at New Orleans, fought and won after the war was over.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Amateurs, to Arms! Examines in succession the campaigns of 'Mr. Madison's War': the U.S. invasion of Canada; the key naval battles on Lakes Erie and Champlain; the British invasion via the Chesapeake Bay and its repulse at Baltimore; and the campaign leading to the American victory at New Orleans, fought and won after the war was over. Elting describes the planning and preparations (or lack of them) for the campaigns, tells how they were fought, and analyzes the battlefield performance of both sides.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780306806537
  • ISBN-10: 0306806533
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publish Date: August 1995
  • Page Count: 372
  • Dimensions: 8.42 x 5.34 x 1.09 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.11 pounds

Series: Major Battles & Campaigns #1

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Books > History > Military - General
Books > History > United States - 19th Century

 
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