Books tagged: war of 1812

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Shake The Earth
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,820. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2019 by Newcastlewest Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Biographical
Based on the life of Margaret Helm, SHAKE THE EARTH is a groundbreaking novel about one woman's resilience in the face of insurmountable obstacles as Indian Country died and the city of Chicago rose from the ashes of Fort Dearborn
William Henry Harrison: A Short Biography - Ninth President of the United States
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
Only president for one month before his untimely death, William Henry Harrison didn’t get the chance to demonstrate his competency as the ninth president of the United States. Before reaching the highest office in the land, he had a distinguished career as a solider, territorial governor, ambassador, and Congressman.
Leadership and Tactics During the Northern Campaign of the War of 1812 - From the Niagara to Lake Champlain, The Battle of Queenston Heights, Crysler's Farm, and the Battle of Chippawa
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,200. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
American military historians have identified a trend in the US Army to start wars unprepared and ultimately emerge victorious having improved along the way. The War of 1812 set the standard in showing up unprepared, learning in early defeat, and emerging with a valid claim of martial competence.
A Twist of Fate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,960. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Has a twist of fate sent her back in time? This is a question which plagues Arianna Ward when she wakes up to find her memory in fragments, like a long forgotten dream.
Capital's Punishment
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 115,090. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The White House is in flames, the Capitol a gutted shell. President Madison is in hiding. Organized resistance has collapsed, and British soldiers prowl the streets of Washington.
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: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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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: $4.21 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: $2.99 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.