We created this thematic resource guide for people interested in researching or writing about the early history of Baltimore or the history of Maryland during the War of 1812. We put this guide together for our Battle of Baltimore website and app – if you are interested in contributing stories to the site, please get in touch!

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Secondary Sources

How do you learn more about people who lived and died around 1814?

What has been written about the Battle of Baltimore and the Chesapeake Campaign?

How do you put Baltimore in the context of 1814?

Wikipedia is a useful resource for general information related to this period. Useful articles include:

Help us add to the history available on Wikipedia by editing or creating articles listed on our Battle of Baltimore Wikipedia Edit-a-thon list.