Category: Battle of Baltimore

Categories: Baltimore, Maryland | War of 1812, Atlantic Coast



Battle of Baltimore

One of the turning points of the War of 1812; inspired Francis Scott Key to compose the poem "Defence of Fort McHenry" which later became the lyrics for "The Star-Spangled Banner," the national anthem of the United States of America.[1]

Sources

  1. Battle of Baltimore (Wikipedia)


People or pages in Battle of Baltimore

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  • Francis Scott Key 1 Aug 1779 Terra Rubra Plantation, Frederick Co, Maryland, USA - 11 Jan 1843

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  • James McHenry 16 Nov 1753 Ballymena, County Antrim, Ireland - 3 May 1816

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  • Samuel Smith 27 Jul 1752 Carlyle, Pennsylvania - 22 Apr 1839

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