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Drawing

Sackets Harbor

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Description: Labeled drawing of Sackets Harbor, NY. War of 1812.
Drawing

Fort Howard dans La Grand Baie Verte (Ouisconsin)

Date: 1842
Description: This hand-colored lithograph of the second Fort Howard, with Indians canoeing on the Fox River, shows the hospital built 1834-1835 outside the stockade on...
Photograph

Dagger of Officer Renat

Date: 1812
Description: Dagger from an American officer of the war of 1812. Renat was a member of the naval fleet of the Great Lakes which was under the command Oliver Hazard Perr...
Photograph

Fort Crawford

Date: 1864
Description: Fort Crawford was decommissioned in 1856, having outlived its usefulness as a frontier post. During the Civil War, however, it functioned as a military ho...
Photograph

Fort Shelby

Date: 1814
Description: Fort Shelby, built by the Americans during the War of 1812. In 1814 the fort surrendered to British forces led by Captain Andrew W. Bulger who renamed it...
Painting

Fort Shelby/Fort McKay

Date: 1823
Description: British evacuation of their fort at Prairie du Chien after the end of the War of 1812. Fort Shelby, the first fort at Prairie du Chien, was built in 1814 b...
Print

Portrait of Little Elk

Date: 1849
Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Little Elk (Hoo-Wan-ne-ka), chief of the Ho-Chunk, as he appeared during an official visit to Washington, D.C. in 1824. This por...
Print

Repulse of the Highlanders

Date: 1985
Description: Painting depicting the Battle of New Orleans, fought on 8 January 1815. In the upper corner of the painting Major General Andrew Jackson is shown at the to...
Print

Free Men of Color and Choctaw Indian Volunteers at New Orleans

Date: 1982
Description: "The painting shows the Choctaws and a mixed group of Major Daquin's Battalion of Free Men of Color. The latter were mostly attired in civilian clothes bec...
Print

The American Soldier, Rifle Regiment Officer

Date: 1976
Description: "A general staff officer stands in the left foreground in the single-breasted blue coat with black herringbone false buttonholes on the chest and cuffs and...
Print

The American Soldier, Light Artillery Corp.

Date: 1976
Description: "The figure on foot in the right foreground shows a sergeant of light artillery in the all blue uniform trimmed with yellow prescribed in January 1812, whe...
Photograph

Francis Scott Key

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Description: Vignetted portrait of Francis Scott Key, author of the poem that inspired "The Star Spangled Banner". The poem was written while he was on a ship in Baltim...
Print

Dolly Payne Madison

Date: 1836
Description: Engraving of Dolly Madison, wife of James Madison, the fourth President of the United States. The engraving was done by J.F.E. Prudhomme from a drawing don...
Print

Battle of New Orleans

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Description: Engraving of the Battle of New Orleans by Hall after W. Momberger. The Battle took place in January 1815 at the end of the War of 1812. American Forces wer...
Print

Francis Scott Key, Cigar Box Label

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Description: Lithographic print of portrait of Francis Scott Key. In the background is the sheet music for the Star Spangled Banner, and an American flag.
Photograph

Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry

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Description: Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry seated in a chair holding a sword. Perry was the commander for the United States Naval Forces during the Battle of Lake Erie....
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Burning of Washington, D.C., Newspaper Coverage

Date: August 27 1814
Description: Newspaper article on the "Capture and Destruction of the Capital" relating information on the burning of Washington, D.C. on August 24, 1814. The city was...
Book or Pamphlet

U.S. Capitol after the Fire

Date: 1814
Description: Exterior view of the U.S. Capitol building after the fire in August. The Federal building was burned by British forces during the War of 1812. In the foreg...
Book or Pamphlet

Capture and Burning of Washington, D.C.

Date: 1814
Description: Etching depicting the burning of Washington, D.C. by the British during the War of 1812. In the foreground are a number of soldiers moving toward the Capit...
Print

Impressment of American Seamen

Date: April 1884
Description: An engraving depicting the impressment of American seamen by the British Navy during the period before the War of 1812. The image shows a group of American...

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