Format:
Book
Author:
Vogel, Steve.
Title:
Through the perilous fight : six weeks that saved the nation / Steve Vogel.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publisher, Date:
New York : Random House, c2013.
Description:
xviii, 534 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Cockburn, George, Sir, 1772-1853.
Key, Francis Scott, 1779-1843.
Baltimore, Battle of, Baltimore, Md., 1814.
Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Capture by the British, 1814.
Maryland -- History -- War of 1812 -- Campaigns.
United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Campaigns.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [427]-518) and index.
Contents:
Prelude: I See Nothing Else Left -- How Do You Like the War Now? -- Laid in Ashes -- The British Invasion -- What the Devil Will They Do Here? -- Be It So, We Will Proceed -- The Enemy in Bladensburg! -- The Battle for Washington -- A Spectacle Terrible and Magnificent -- They Feel Strongly the Disgrace -- Times Truly Awful -- The Arrogant Foe -- The Mission of Francis Scott Key -- The Town Must Be Burned -- The Battle for Baltimore -- The Rockets' Red Glare -- Does That Star-Spangled Banner Yet Wave? -- Our Glorious Peace -- Epilogue.
LCCN:
2012039797
ISBN:
9781400069132 (acid-free paper)
1400069130 (acid-free paper)
Other Number:
809411651
System Availability:
2
Current Holds:
0
# Local items:
2
Control Number:
714231
Call Number:
973.52 V879T 2013
Course Reserves:
0
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2
# System items in:
2