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The Resource Ships of oak, guns of iron : the War of 1812 and the forging of the American navy, Ronald D. Utt

Ships of oak, guns of iron : the War of 1812 and the forging of the American navy, Ronald D. Utt

Label
Ships of oak, guns of iron : the War of 1812 and the forging of the American navy
Title
Ships of oak, guns of iron
Title remainder
the War of 1812 and the forging of the American navy
Statement of responsibility
Ronald D. Utt
Title variation
War of 1812 and the forging of the American navy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the naval history of the War of 1812 and the birth of the United States Navy, when a small American force stunningly defeated the powerful British Navy in a series of battles
Dewey number
973.5/25
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E360
LC item number
.U88 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Ships of oak, guns of iron : the War of 1812 and the forging of the American navy, Ronald D. Utt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 509-560) and index
Contents
Participants in the War of 1812 -- Timeline of Key Events in the War of 1812 -- Introduction -- 1. America and Britain Drift Toward War -- 2. Back on Land: The Fall of Forts Detroit and Dearborn -- 3. Old Ironsides -- 4. Back on Land: Failure on the Niagara -- 5. Stephen Decatur Finds the Macedonian -- 6. Back on Land: Harrison on the Maumee -- 7. Bainbridge Finds Redemption -- 8. Back on Land: Holding the Line -- 9. Into the Pacific -- 10. Back on Land: Harrison on the Maumee Line -- 11. The Tide Turns in the Atlantic -- 12. Back on Land: British on the Chesapeake, 1813 -- 13. Henry Allen Ravages the English -- 14. Back on Land: Alabama Burning --15. "We Have Met the Enemy and They Are Ours" -- 16. Harrison Takes Detroit, Jackson Alabama -- 17. Letters of Marque and Reprisal -- 18. Montreal, and Back to the Niagara -- 19. MacDonough Sinks Britain -- 20. Back on Land: Washington and Baltimore -- 21. Challenging the British Blockade -- 22. New Orleans - Peace at Last -- Epilogue
Control code
sky252781689
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxv, 572 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781621570028
Lccn
bl2012044960
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports
System control number
a1862791
Label
Ships of oak, guns of iron : the War of 1812 and the forging of the American navy, Ronald D. Utt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 509-560) and index
Contents
Participants in the War of 1812 -- Timeline of Key Events in the War of 1812 -- Introduction -- 1. America and Britain Drift Toward War -- 2. Back on Land: The Fall of Forts Detroit and Dearborn -- 3. Old Ironsides -- 4. Back on Land: Failure on the Niagara -- 5. Stephen Decatur Finds the Macedonian -- 6. Back on Land: Harrison on the Maumee -- 7. Bainbridge Finds Redemption -- 8. Back on Land: Holding the Line -- 9. Into the Pacific -- 10. Back on Land: Harrison on the Maumee Line -- 11. The Tide Turns in the Atlantic -- 12. Back on Land: British on the Chesapeake, 1813 -- 13. Henry Allen Ravages the English -- 14. Back on Land: Alabama Burning --15. "We Have Met the Enemy and They Are Ours" -- 16. Harrison Takes Detroit, Jackson Alabama -- 17. Letters of Marque and Reprisal -- 18. Montreal, and Back to the Niagara -- 19. MacDonough Sinks Britain -- 20. Back on Land: Washington and Baltimore -- 21. Challenging the British Blockade -- 22. New Orleans - Peace at Last -- Epilogue
Control code
sky252781689
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxv, 572 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781621570028
Lccn
bl2012044960
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps, ports
System control number
a1862791

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