Category: Battle of Baltimore

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

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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]


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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



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


  • John Porter 1790 Allegany County, Maryland, United States - 1862


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


  • Henry Thompson 23 Jun 1774 Sheffield, Yorkshire, England - 24 Aug 1837

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