The Resource Chesapeake legends and lore from the war of 1812, Scott S. Sheads, (ebook)

Chesapeake legends and lore from the war of 1812, Scott S. Sheads, (ebook)

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Chesapeake legends and lore from the war of 1812
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Chesapeake legends and lore from the war of 1812
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Scott S. Sheads
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eng
Summary
In the two hundred years following the War of 1812, the Chesapeake Campaign became romanticized in tall tales and local legends. St. Michael's on the Eastern Shore of Maryland was famously cast as the town that fooled the British, and in Baltimore, the defenders of Fort McHenry were reputably rallied by a remarkably patriotic pet rooster. In Virginia, the only casualty in a raid on Cape Henry was reportedly the lighthouse keeper's smokehouse larder, while Admiral Cockburn was said to have supped by the light of the burning Federal buildings in Washington, D.C. Newspaper stories, ordinary citizens and even military personnel embellished events, and two hundred years later, those embellishments have become regional lore. Join historians Ralph E. Eshelman and Scott S. Sheads as they search for the history behind the legends of the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake
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Sheads, Scott S
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non fiction
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Chesapeake legends and lore from the war of 1812, Scott S. Sheads, (ebook)
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9781625845245
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MWT11509867
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Chesapeake legends and lore from the war of 1812, Scott S. Sheads, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781625845245
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11509867
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11509867
System control number
MWT11509867
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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