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Roster of the Ohio Soldiers in the War of 1812

By: Adjutant General of Ohio

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: A9198


With war declared, Governor Return Jonathan Meigs of Ohio assembled the militia at Dayton, Ohio, in preparation for a march to Detroit. Governor Hull of Michigan was commissioned as Brigadier General; he arrived in Dayton on May 25, 1812 and left with his troops on June 1st. For the War of 1812, Ohio furnished 1759 officers and 24, 521 enlisted men distributed over 464 companies of infantry, 13 cavalry troops, and one artillery battery. Men’s names are organized by com... View more info

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Citizen Soldiers in the War of 1812

By: C. Edward Skeen.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky: c1999

Seller ID: 120896


Winner of the Army Historical Foundation Book AwardDuring the War of 1812, state militias were intended to be the primary fighting force. Unfortunately, while militiamen showed willingness to fight, they were untrained, undisciplined, and ill-equipped. These raw volunteers had no muskets, and many did not know how to use the weapons once they had been issued. Though established by the Constitution, state militias found themselves wholly unprepared for war. The federa... View more info

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American Prisoners of War Held at Halifax, During the War of 1812, Volume I and II

By: Harrison Scott Baker

Price: $63.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: B3323


This work was transcribed from records of the British Admiralty pertaining to American prisoners of war held at Halifax, Nova Scotia, from June 1812 to April 1815. The internment facility was on the Northwest Arm of Halifax Harbor. The unmarked graves of 195 who died as prisoners are located there. Those interned included American merchantmen, sailors from the United States Navy, United States Marines serving on naval ships, and men from the United States Army captured i... View more info

Men of Patriotism, Courage & Enterprise! Fort Meigs in the War of 1812

By: Larry L. Nelson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: N0728


The title of this fine book comes from a recruiting broadside published in Marietta, Ohio, July 29, 1812. The broadside was addressed "to men of patriotism, courage and enterprise" and promised five dollars a month pay plus 160 acres of land at the end of an honorable enlistment. Here Larry L. Nelson, the site director of the Fort Meigs State Memorial in Perrysburg, Ohio, carefully follows the chronology of major events surrounding Fort Meigs. He recounts with th... View more info

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Horse Soldier, Vol. I: The Revolution, the War of 1812, the Early Frontier 1776 - 1850

By: Randy Steffen

Price: $39.95

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1991

Seller ID: 123923


This is the first volume of a four-volume work. The total work represents the culmination of more than twenty years of painstaking research. It is an exhaustive delineation, in words and pictures, of every aspect of the attire and equipment of that most exciting of all United States military forces-the cavalry.Volume I covers the Revolutionary period, with a detailed account of the "sires" of the United States Cavalry, the Continental Light Dragoons. Then cam... View more info

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Frederick County [Maryland] Militia in the War of 1812

By: Sallie A. Mallick and F. Edward Wright

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: M9212


This work contains history of the militia with the major portion of the book devoted to genealogical data on the veterans and their families. Sources drawn from include: muster and pay rolls, state adjutant general papers, commission books, regular army register, bounty land claims, pension files, newspaper items, 1850 census data, tombstone inscriptions, Engelbrecht's Diary, church records, local histories and others. A full name index adds to the value of this work. View more info

Madison County, New York Soldiers in the War of 1812

By: William H. Tuttle

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: T0839


Originally published by Pipe Creek Publication’s Early Settler Series New York No.6. Compiled from the Tattles file unpublished records of Madison County, New York veterans of the War of 1812. Lists pensions, claims against the State for clothing and equipment by out of pocket expense of the veteran, local sources such as cemetery inscriptions, newspaper items, etc. View more info