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War of 1812 Pamphlet Collection

War of 1812 Pamphlet Collection

Collection Number: 
132
Collection Length: 
1.50ft
Period: 
1794 to 1877
Finding Aid: 

The War of 1812 was fought between Great Britain and the United States from June 18th 1812 until December 24th, 1814 when the warring sides signed the Treaty of Ghent in Belgium, reinstating pre-war conditions. While neither country can be considered the "victor" in the conflict, the War of 1812 did serve to confirm the true independence of the U.S.

This collection consists primarily of contemporary pamphlets and newspapers published during the War of 1812. Also contained in the collection is an Orderly Book pertaining to the Battle of Plattsburgh.