Commodore Jacob Jones (March 1768 - August 3, 1850) was an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the War of 1812 and the Barbary Wars.

Jacob Jones

Commodore Jacob Jones (March 1768 - August 3, 1850) was an officer in the United States Navy during…

The Second Battle of Lacolle Mills was fought on March 30, 1814 during the War of 1812. The small garrison of a British outpost position, aided by reinforcements, fought off a strong but poorly executed American attack.

La Colle Mill and Blockhouse

The Second Battle of Lacolle Mills was fought on March 30, 1814 during the War of 1812. The small garrison…

The bay where Capt. Perry put his fleet in during the Battle of Lake Erie. Smoke of the battle can be seen in the distance.

The Battle of Lake Erie

The bay where Capt. Perry put his fleet in during the Battle of Lake Erie. Smoke of the battle can be…

The monument dedicated to James Lawrence and Ludlow who fought in the War of 1812.

The Lawrence and Ludlow Monument

The monument dedicated to James Lawrence and Ludlow who fought in the War of 1812.

(1781-1813) American naval officer who fought in the War of 1812, commanded the Peacock and the Chesapeake. "Don't give up the ship!"

James Lawrence

(1781-1813) American naval officer who fought in the War of 1812, commanded the Peacock and the Chesapeake.…

James Lawrence (October 1, 1781 &ndash; June 4, 1813) was an American naval officer. During the War of 1812, he commanded the USS <em>Chesapeake</em>.

James Lawrence

James Lawrence (October 1, 1781 – June 4, 1813) was an American naval officer. During the War…

The Battle of Lundy's Lane was a battle of the War of 1812 on July 25, 1814, fought in present-day Niagara Falls, Ontario. It was one of the bloodiest battles ever fought in Canada.

Site of British battery at Lundy's Lane

The Battle of Lundy's Lane was a battle of the War of 1812 on July 25, 1814, fought in present-day Niagara…

Thomas MacDonough (December 21, 1783 &ndash; November 10, 1825) was an early 19th-century American naval officer, most notable as commander of American naval forces in Lake Champlain during the War of 1812.

Macdonough's Medal

Thomas MacDonough (December 21, 1783 – November 10, 1825) was an early 19th-century American naval…

Thomas MacDonough (December 21, 1783 &ndash; November 10, 1825) was an early 19th-century American naval officer, most notable as commander of American naval forces in Lake Champlain during the War of 1812.

Macdonough's Medal

Thomas MacDonough (December 21, 1783 – November 10, 1825) was an early 19th-century American naval…

Thomas MacDonough (December 21, 1783 &ndash; November 10, 1825) was an early 19th-century American naval officer, most notable as commander of American naval forces in Lake Champlain during the War of 1812.

Thomas Macdonough

Thomas MacDonough (December 21, 1783 – November 10, 1825) was an early 19th-century American naval…

Following the Battle of Plattsburgh and the end of the War of 1812, a Congressional Gold Medal honoring Alexander Macomb and his men was struck by Act of Congress.

Macomb's Medal (back)

Following the Battle of Plattsburgh and the end of the War of 1812, a Congressional Gold Medal honoring…

Following the Battle of Plattsburgh and the end of the War of 1812, a Congressional Gold Medal honoring Alexander Macomb and his men was struck by Act of Congress.

Macomb's Medal (front)

Following the Battle of Plattsburgh and the end of the War of 1812, a Congressional Gold Medal honoring…

The monument of Alexander Macomb in the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.

Macomb's Monument

The monument of Alexander Macomb in the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.

"James Madison, a Republican with partiality towards France during the War of 1812."&mdash;E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

James Madison

"James Madison, a Republican with partiality towards France during the War of 1812."—E. Benjamin…

(1751-1836) US President 1809-1817

James Madison

(1751-1836) US President 1809-1817

Malden, on the Detroit River, was a place of great importance during the War of 1812. It is where the British ships were built.

View of Malden in 1861, where the British ships were built

Malden, on the Detroit River, was a place of great importance during the War of 1812. It is where the…

The Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Commodore Jacob Jones. an officer in the United States Navy during the Quasi-War with France, the War of 1812 and the Barbary Wars.

Gold Medal Awarded to Jacob Jones

The Congressional Gold Medal awarded to Commodore Jacob Jones. an officer in the United States Navy…

A medal of gratitude struck to celebrate the Treaty of Ghent ending the War of 1812.

Medal of Gratitude (Back)

A medal of gratitude struck to celebrate the Treaty of Ghent ending the War of 1812.

A medal of gratitude struck to celebrate the Treaty of Ghent ending the War of 1812.

Medal of Gratitude (Front)

A medal of gratitude struck to celebrate the Treaty of Ghent ending the War of 1812.

In 1814, Miller was Colonel of the 21st Infantry Regiment and led his men in the capture of the British artillery at the Battle of Lundy's Lane.

James Miller's Medal (Back)

In 1814, Miller was Colonel of the 21st Infantry Regiment and led his men in the capture of the British…

In 1814, Miller was Colonel of the 21st Infantry Regiment and led his men in the capture of the British artillery at the Battle of Lundy's Lane.

James Miller's Medal (Front)

In 1814, Miller was Colonel of the 21st Infantry Regiment and led his men in the capture of the British…

James Miller (25 April 1776 - 7 July 1851) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from New Hampshire, the first Governor of Arkansas Territory, and a Brigadier General in the United States Army during the War of 1812.

James Miller

James Miller (25 April 1776 - 7 July 1851) was a member of the United States House of Representatives…

During the War of 1812, there was a Massacre at Frenchtown. Winchester sent troops to Monroe to protect the inhabitants there.

Monroe, Michigan

During the War of 1812, there was a Massacre at Frenchtown. Winchester sent troops to Monroe to protect…

Commodore Charles Morris, USN (1784 &ndash; 1856) was a U.S. naval administrator and officer whose service extended through the first half of the 19th century.

Charles Morris's Monument

Commodore Charles Morris, USN (1784 – 1856) was a U.S. naval administrator and officer whose service…

Fight between the <em>Chesapeake</em> and <em>Shannon</em>.

Naval Battle

Fight between the Chesapeake and Shannon.

Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans

Battle of New Orleans

Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans

Tecumseh's deputy commander who led the Indians against American forces at the Battle of the Thames

Oshawahnah

Tecumseh's deputy commander who led the Indians against American forces at the Battle of the Thames

Hiram Paulding (December 11, 1797 &ndash; October 20, 1878) was a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy, who served from the War of 1812 until after the Civil War.

Hiram Paulding

Hiram Paulding (December 11, 1797 – October 20, 1878) was a Rear Admiral in the United States…

The Congressional gold medal given to Capt. Oliver Parry.

The Perry Medal

The Congressional gold medal given to Capt. Oliver Parry.

The flag that Capt. Oliver Hazard Perry waved during the Battle of Lake Erie

Perry's Battle Flag

The flag that Capt. Oliver Hazard Perry waved during the Battle of Lake Erie

The battle report dispatch of Capt. Perry following the Battle of Lake Erie.

Perry's Dispatch

The battle report dispatch of Capt. Perry following the Battle of Lake Erie.

"Oliver H. Perry won the most brilliant naval battle on Lake Erie on September 10, 1813."&mdash;E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Oliver H. Perry

"Oliver H. Perry won the most brilliant naval battle on Lake Erie on September 10, 1813."—E. Benjamin…

Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (August 20, 1785 &ndash; August 23, 1819) was an officer in the United States Navy.

Oliver Hazard Perry

Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (August 20, 1785 – August 23, 1819) was an officer in the United…

The Battle of Plattsburgh, also known as the Battle of Lake Champlain, ended the final invasion of the northern states during the War of 1812.

Battle of Plattsburg

The Battle of Plattsburgh, also known as the Battle of Lake Champlain, ended the final invasion of the…

Naval hero of the Civil War and of the War of 1812.

Admiral David Dixon Porter

Naval hero of the Civil War and of the War of 1812.

During the War of 1812, when Cockburn landed in Havre de Grace, he was met by several ladies who had taken refuge at the "Pringle Mansion."

The Pringle House

During the War of 1812, when Cockburn landed in Havre de Grace, he was met by several ladies who had…

The Battle of Queenston Heights was a British victory during the War of 1812 which took place on October 13, 1812, near Queenston, Ontario.

Queenston in 1812

The Battle of Queenston Heights was a British victory during the War of 1812 which took place on October…

Samuel Chester Reid (24 August 1783 &ndash; 28 January 1861) was an officer in the United States Navy during the War of 1812.

Samuel Chester Reid

Samuel Chester Reid (24 August 1783 – 28 January 1861) was an officer in the United States Navy…

John Rodgers was an American naval officer who served in the United States Navy from its organization in the 1790s through the late 1830s. His service included the Quasi-War with France and the War of 1812.

Commodore John Rodgers

John Rodgers was an American naval officer who served in the United States Navy from its organization…

The Battle of Rodriguez's Canal was a prelude to the Battle of New Orleans that occurred near New Orleans on January 1st 1815.

Remains of Rodriguez's Canal in 1861

The Battle of Rodriguez's Canal was a prelude to the Battle of New Orleans that occurred near New Orleans…

The Battle of Sackett's Harbor took place on May 29, 1813, during the Anglo-American War of 1812.

Sackett's Harbor in 1812

The Battle of Sackett's Harbor took place on May 29, 1813, during the Anglo-American War of 1812.

General Wilkinson settled into winter quarters at French Mills on the Salmon River during the War of 1812.

Landing Place of Troops on the Salmon River

General Wilkinson settled into winter quarters at French Mills on the Salmon River during the War of…

The Battle of Big Sandy Creek was fought in northwestern New York on May 29 &ndash; May 30, 1814, during the War of 1812.

Place of Battle at Sandy Creek

The Battle of Big Sandy Creek was fought in northwestern New York on May 29 – May 30, 1814, during…

Lieutenant General Winifred Scott, a long-serving US Army officer who ran unsuccessfully for president against Franklin Pierce.

Lieutenant General Winifred Scott

Lieutenant General Winifred Scott, a long-serving US Army officer who ran unsuccessfully for president…

Sir John Coape Sherbrooke (baptised April 29, 1764 &ndash; February 14, 1830) was a British soldier and colonial administrator.

Sir John Coape Sherbrooke

Sir John Coape Sherbrooke (baptised April 29, 1764 – February 14, 1830) was a British soldier…

The monument dedicated to Colonel Melanchton Smith (1780-1818) who fought in the War of 1812.

Melanchton Smith's Monument

The monument dedicated to Colonel Melanchton Smith (1780-1818) who fought in the War of 1812.

During the War of 1812 Sodus Bay was mostly burned during an attack by the British.

Destruction at Sodus Bay

During the War of 1812 Sodus Bay was mostly burned during an attack by the British.

The Battle of Stoney Creek was fought on June 6, 1813, during the War of 1812 near present day Stoney Creek, Ontario.

Battleground of Stony Creek

The Battle of Stoney Creek was fought on June 6, 1813, during the War of 1812 near present day Stoney…

John Stricker (1758-1825) was a Maryland militia officer who fought in both the American Revolutionary War and the War of 1812.

John Stricker

John Stricker (1758-1825) was a Maryland militia officer who fought in both the American Revolutionary…

Silas Horton Stringham (7 November 1798 - 7 February 1876) was an admiral in the United States Navy.

Silas Horton Stringham

Silas Horton Stringham (7 November 1798 - 7 February 1876) was an admiral in the United States Navy.

"Tecumseh led the Indians in battles."&mdash;E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Tecumseh

"Tecumseh led the Indians in battles."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

Tecumseh (March 1768 &ndash; October 5, 1813), also Tecumtha or Tekamthi, was a famous Native American leader of the Shawnee. He spent much of his life attempting to rally various Indian tribes in a mutual defense of their lands, which eventually led to his death in the War of 1812.

Tecumseh

Tecumseh (March 1768 – October 5, 1813), also Tecumtha or Tekamthi, was a famous Native American…

The Battle of the Thames, also known as the Battle of Moraviantown, was a decisive American victory in the War of 1812. It took place on October 5, 1813, near present-day Chatham, Ontario in Upper Canada. It resulted in the death of the Shawnee chief Tecumseh, and the destruction of the Native American coalition that he led. The American victory led to the re-establishment of American control over the Northwest frontier

Appearance of the Thames Battle Ground in 1860

The Battle of the Thames, also known as the Battle of Moraviantown, was a decisive American victory…

The Battle of Tippecanoe was fought in 1811 between United States forces led by Governor William Henry Harrison of the Indiana Territory and forces of Tecumseh's growing American Indian confederation. The battle took place outside Prophetstown, near present-day Battle Ground, Indiana, and was part of what is sometimes known as Tecumseh's War, which continued into the War of 1812. The battle was an important political and symbolic victory for the American forces.

Tippecanoe Battle Ground in 1860

The Battle of Tippecanoe was fought in 1811 between United States forces led by Governor William Henry…

Charles Scott Todd (January 22, 1791 &ndash; May 17, 1871) was a United States army officer and government official. He was a subaltern and judge-advocate of General James Winchester's division in the War of 1812. In 1813, he was made a captain of infantry, and was an aide to General William Henry Harrison in the Battle of the Thames. In March, 1815, he was made inspector-general, with the rank of colonel. In 1817, he was the Secretary of State of Kentucky. From 1841 to 1845 he was the United States Ambassador to Russia.

Charles Scott Todd

Charles Scott Todd (January 22, 1791 – May 17, 1871) was a United States army officer and government…

"Perry transferring his Colors from the Lawrence to the Niagra."&mdash;E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

transfer colors

"Perry transferring his Colors from the Lawrence to the Niagra."—E. Benjamin Andrews, 1895

A medal commemorative of the Treaty of Ghent ending the War of 1812.

Medal Commemorative of the Treaty of Peace (Back)

A medal commemorative of the Treaty of Ghent ending the War of 1812.

A medal commemorative of the Treaty of Ghent ending the War of 1812.

Medal Commemorative of the Treaty of Peace (Front)

A medal commemorative of the Treaty of Ghent ending the War of 1812.

David Emanuel Twiggs (1790 &ndash; July 15, 1862) was a United States soldier during the War of 1812 and Mexican-American War and a general of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was one of the oldest generals on either side in the Civil War.

David Emanuel Twiggs

David Emanuel Twiggs (1790 – July 15, 1862) was a United States soldier during the War of 1812…

Solomon Van Vechten Van Rensselaer (August 6, 1774 &ndash; April 23, 1852) was an United States Representative from the state of New York, a lieutenant colonel during the War of 1812, and a postmaster. He was the son of Jeremiah Van Rensselaer and nephew of Killian Van Rensselaer, who were also Representatives.

Solomon Van Rensselaer

Solomon Van Vechten Van Rensselaer (August 6, 1774 – April 23, 1852) was an United States Representative…