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War of 1812

1814 – Battle of North Point

The Battle of North Point was an engagement in the War of 1812, fought on this day in 1814, between Brigadier General John Stricker’s Third Brigade of the Maryland State Militia and a British landing force, composed of units from the British Army, Royal Navy seamen and Royal Marines, and led by Major General Robert Ross and Rear Admiral George Cockburn. Continue reading “1814 – Battle of North Point”

1814 – War of 1812

24 August

The British army enters the US capital, Washington and set many buildings aflame. Continue reading “1814 – War of 1812”

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