1812 Links and Resources
Photo courtesy of Iain Burns
Links to War of 1812 Bicentennial Activities
1812 Books, Films and Online Resources -- Compiled by the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission Staff
Music of the War of 1812 in America
Maryland Light Dragoons-Mounted Maryland Militia cavalry unit of 1812 period War of 1812 Sites
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Did You Know?
The low point in the War of 1812 for the United States was undoubtedly the British occupation of Washington in August of 1814. Neither Secretary of War John Armstrong nor any other high official in the government thought the capital was in jeopardy because it had no real strategic value.