The Research Library at
Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine
Archival Materials Relating to the War of 1812
in the Chesapeake Region
Baltimore City Archives
- Record Group 22 War of 1812 Records
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Maryland State Archives
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- Emmons, Richard. Defence of Baltimore, and Death of General Ross. W. Emmons, 1831.
- Gleig, George Robert.
A narrative of the campaigns of the British army, at Washington, Baltimore, and New Orleans, under Generals Ross, Pakenham & Lambert, in the years 1814 and 1815; with some account of the countries visited.
Philadelphia, M. Carey & Sons, 1821.
- Hawkins, Archibald.
The Life and Times of Hon. Elijah Stansbury, an "Old Defender" and ex-Mayor of Baltimore. Baltimore, Printed by J. Murphy & Co., 1874.
- Hickman, Nathaniel, ed.
The citizen soldiers at North Point and Fort McHenry, September 12 & 13, 1814. Resolves of the citizens in town meeting, particulars relating to the battle, official correspondence and honorable discharge of the troops
Baltimore, N. Hickman [J. Young, printer], .
- Marine, William.
The British Invasion of Maryland, 1812-1815. Baltimore: Society of War of 1812 in Maryland, 1913.
Baltimore City Directories
Nile's Weekly Register
Vol. 1: September 1812 - March 1812
Vol. 2: March 1812 - September 1812
Vol. 3: September 1812 - March 1813
Vol. 4: March - September 1813
Vol. 5: September, 1813 - March, 1814
Vol. 6: March - September, 1814
Vol. 7: September, 1814 - March, 1815
Vol. 8: March - September, 1815
Vol. 9: September, 1815 - March, 1816
Vol. 10: March - September 1816
Vol. 11: September, 1816 - March, 1817
Vol. 12: March - September, 1817
Additional Reference Books
- Adams, William Frederick. Commodore Joshua Barney : many interesting facts connected with the life of Commodore Joshua Barney, hero of the United States navy, 1776-1812, also compilation of genealogical material relating to
Commodore Barney's ancestors and descendants, with valuable records for those in search of
Barney family connections. Springfield, MA: Priv. print., 1912.
- Armstrong, John.
Notices of the War of 1812. New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1840.
- Barney, Ed., Mary.
A Biographical Memoir of the late Commodore Joshua Barney. Boston: Gray and Bowen, 1832.
- Coggeshall, George.
History of American Privateers, and Letters of Marque, during our War with England .... New York: Geo. P. Putnam, 1861.
- Duane, William.
A Hand Book for Infantry Containing the First Principles of Military Discipline, Founded on Rational Method:
Intended to Explain in a Familiar and Practical Manner, for the Use of the Military Force of the United
States, the Modern Improvements in the Discipline and Movement of Armies. Philadelphia: Printed for the author, 1814.
- Garber, Virginia Armistead.
The Armistead Family, 1635-1910. Richmond: Whittet & Shepperson, 1910.
- Lossing, Benson J.
The Pictorial Field–Book of the War of 1812 (NewYork: Harper & Brothers, 1869).
- National Park Service. Historic Structure Report: Historical and Archeological Day, Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine.
- Tousard, Louis de,
American Artillerists Companion, or Elements of Artillery. Philadelphia: 1809, 2 vols.