Books tagged: war of 1812

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Sixteen Cases of Mission Command: Historical Accounts of Battles in American Civil War, Battle of Nile, War of 1812, World War II Europe and Pacific, Corregidor, Sicily, Iraq War, Afghanistan War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,610. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This collection of historical vignettes seeks to sharpen our understanding of Mission Command philosophy and practice by providing examples from the past in which Mission Command principles played a decisive role. Some vignettes show junior officers following their commander’s intent and exercising disciplined initiative in very chaotic combat operations.
From A Blood-Red Sea: The Last Voyage of Daniel Collins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The true survival story of a US sailor who, in 1824, was shipwrecked in shark-infested waters, brutally attacked by pirates, and forced to endure an epic journey across land and sea in a desperate effort to escape from the pirates, to reach civilization, and to find a way home. For fans of "The Revenant" and "In the Heart of the Sea".
Revelry and Redemption: The Real Story of the Death of Charles Lennox, Fourth Duke of Richmond
You set the price! Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Charles Lennox is dying in the barn of the Chapman farm, of rabies contracted from the bite of an infected fox 60 days before. His stamina, for one who has never shown much ambition before, is astounding. He wavers in and out of consciousness & froths at the mouth. The man in charge of Canada is dying of rabies.
Uriah Levy: From Cabin Boy to Commodore
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Uriah Phillips Levy declared himself “an American, a sailor, and a Jew." On his way to achieving the Navy's highest rank of Commodore, Levy faced pirates, a mutinous crew, and six courts-martial, which led to three dismissals from service. He helped abolish flogging as a means of punishment and saved Monticello (President Jefferson’s estate) from destruction.
In a Lady's Eyes: A New Orleans Romance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A lady park ranger at the Battle of New Orleans National Park spots a man in a British army uniform at 2 a.m. He stands next to one of the cannons and she thinks he’s one of those re-enactors who come to re-enact the battle every January 8th. She approaches and fog moves in and he’s no longer there.
The Gulf Theater 1813-1815: The U.S. Army Campaigns of the War of 1812 - Andrew Jackson, Fort Bowyer, Capture of Pensacola, Lake Borgne, Villere Plantation Night Battle, New Orleans, Fort St. Philip
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,700. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report by the U.S. Army examines battle around the Gulf of Mexico in the War of 1812.
An Insignificant Fort
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,730. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Historical » USA
A novella that explores how Fort McHenry repels the British Navy during the 1814 Battle of Baltimore, as seen through the eyes of an 18 year old militiaman. Benny Stuart's father, imprisoned on a British Navy ship 7 years ago, is on one of the invading ships, and Benny sets out to rescue him. But first they must survive the naval bombardment of Fort McHenry.
General James Wilkinson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
James Wilkinson was a friend of Benedict Arnold and Aaron Burr during the American Revolution. Unlike these two dubious figures of American History Wilkinson was able to continue influencing events in our nation's history. He did so despite blatantly working as an agent of the Spanish government which wanted to make Kentucky a foreign territory. Wilkinson continued as a general in the War of 1812.
Singer for the Great Serpent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,930. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Where outsiders find a lawless frontier brimming with unbounded opportunity, some might say the original wild west, Sandy Weatherford sees a very different place...home. As a young Creek man training to become his town's shaman, he wants to save his people from destruction. To do so he must choose between a number of difficult options, some the stuff of fantasy, many extraordinary, all dangerous.
Staff Ride Handbook for the Niagara Campaigns, 1812-1814 - War of 1812 - New York and Canada Settlements, Queenston Heights, Stoney Creek, Chippawa, Lundy's Lane, Fort Erie, President Madison
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 173,760. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this staff ride handbook covers the War of 1812 in the Niagara region. Subjects covered include: Stephen van Rensselaer, Henry Dearborn, Winfield Scott, Jacob Brown, Gordon Drummond, Red Jacket.