At Fort McHenry, some 1,000 soldiers under the command of Major ... The attack
began on September 13, as the British fleet of ...
The Battle of Fort McHenry was fought in 1814, during the War of 1812 and saw
the garrison repel the British and inspire the American national anthem.
The Battle of Fort McHenry, Through Francis Scott Key's Eyes. When the British
army held Francis Scott Key captive aboard one of their warships during the ...
The Civil War Trust's Battle of Fort McHenry Resource.
Fort McHenry, the star-shaped fort that protected the water approach to Baltimore,
... Key was so moved by the scene of the battle that he composed a poem that ...
Jul 16, 2014 ... Battle of North Point, by Don Troiani (National Guard Heritage Series) ... Fort
McHenry is important and the most famous aspect of the battle, but ...
Jan 6, 2012 ... A period illustration captures the failed September 13-14, 1814, British
bombardment of Fort McHenry during the Battle of Baltimore. (Library of ...
amhistory.si.edu/starspangledbanner/pdf/TRANSCRIPT Official Account of the Bombardment of Fort McHenry.pdf
Official Account of the Bombardment of Fort McHenry. ... their services to aid in
the defense of this post whenever an attack might be apprehended; and also a ...
Sep 15, 2012 ... The most important fortification in the area was Fort McHenry, which ... had stood
up against a major attack and the confident fort commander, ...
When the British army held Francis Scott Key captive aboard one of their
warships during the Battle of Baltimore, they could never have guessed his stay