Monthly Archives: January 2013

Citadel draws renowned historians for War of 1812 bicentennial symposium

28 Jan 2013 The first victory at sea by the USS Constitution over the HMS Guerrier. Painting by Anton Otto Fischer. The Citadel, in partnership with the Old Exchange Building, will sponsor a historical symposium marking the bicentennial of the … Continue reading

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War of 1812- A Bicentennial Symposium

Humanities and Social Sciences Online” War of 1812- A Bicentennial Symposium Location: South Carolina, United States Symposium Date: 2013-02-09 (in 14 days) Date Submitted: 2013-01-21 Announcement ID: 200592 War of 1812- A Bicentennial Symposium Sponsored by The Citadel & The … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Bicentennial this weekend in Monroe

by Hubert Wiggins Posted: 01.18.2013   MONROE, MICHIGAN — Here is the schedule of events for the War of 1812 Bicentennial Battles of the River Raisin this weekend in Monroe, Michigan. Saturday, January 19 10:00 AM – General Winchester’s March … Continue reading

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War of 1812 Bicentennial: Kentucky enters the war

Central Kentucky News   Volunteers will re-enact the Battle of the River Raisin at the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 in Monroe, Mich., Jan. 19, 2013. The battle between Kentucky regulars and local militia facing British troops and … Continue reading

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Lincoln commemorates 200 years since involvement in War of 1812

 The Interior Journal Jan 10,2013 With a 15-star U.S. flag in hand, Brian Thompson, left, talks about Kentucky and Lincoln County¿s involvement in the War of 1812, 200 years ago. Thompson, a local historian, is the chairman of Lincoln County¿s … Continue reading

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Fort Erie Relives 1812

Ian Mather 1812 News Jan. 4, 2013 Every August Fort Erie turns back the clock to revisit our past. Old Fort Erie hosts a weekend of history. With the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 well under way the weekend … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: ‘Ships of Oak, Guns of Iron’: The War of 1812 Examined in Readable Detail on Its Bicentennial

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 – 19:37 Reviewed by David M. Kinchen As a history junkie who’s reviewed dozens of books on the subject, I was wondering (I do this a lot!) “Where are the books on a war that has … Continue reading

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