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!
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?
- War of 1812 in Maryland Timeline - NPS
- Maryland in the War of 1812
- Emmons, Richard. Defence of Baltimore, and Death of General Ross. W. Emmons, 1831.
- Gleig, George Robert. A narrative of the campaigns of the British army, at Washington, Baltimore, and New Orleans, under Generals Ross, Pakenham & Lambert, in the years 1814 and 1815; with some account of the countries visited. Philadelphia, M. Carey & Sons, 1821.
- Hawkins, Archibald. The Life and Times of Hon. Elijah Stansbury, an “Old Defender” and ex-Mayor of Baltimore. Baltimore, Printed by J. Murphy & Co., 1874.
- Hickman, Nathaniel, ed. The citizen soldiers at North Point and Fort McHenry, September 12 & 13, 1814. Resolves of the citizens in town meeting, particulars relating to the battle, official correspondence and honorable discharge of the troops Baltimore, N. Hickman [J. Young, printer], .
- Marine, William. The British Invasion of Maryland, 1812-1815. Baltimore: Society of War of 1812 in Maryland, 1913.
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.