Battle of Baltimore, The

DESCRIPTION: "Old Ross, Cockburn, and Cochrane too, And many a bloody villain more" prepare to plunder Baltimore. Winder retreats to Virginia. VIrginians come to Maryland's aid. The British cannot defeat Fort McHenry. The Americans retreat; the Virginians boast
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: before 1860 (Forget-Me-Not Songster)
KEYWORDS: battle patriotic soldier ship America
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Sept 13, 1814 - Battle of Fort McHenry
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 165-168, "The Battle of Baltimore" (1 text)
Roud #13958
NOTES: For background on the British Baltimore campaign during the War of 1812, see the notes to "The Star-Spangled Banner." - RBW
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File: CAFS1165

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