Monthly Archives: July 2010

1812 Burial Project

3,339 VETERANS of the WAR of 1812 BURIED in VIRGINIA Compiled by War of 1812 Society in VA as of 12 June 2010 Contact Mike Lyman for details. (Note as of December 2011 the list has increased to 4270 burials … Continue reading

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History of the Society

History of the Society of the War of 1812 in Virginia

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Information on 465 War of 1812 Veterans Buried in Selected Areas of Virginia

Information on War of 1812 Vets Buried in Virginia (.doc format) Information on War of 1812 Vets Buried in Virginia (.pdf format)

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War of 1812 in the Southern Northern Neck

Cover Page for 1812 Activities in Southern Northern neck War of 1812 Southern Northern Neck Activities

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1812 Veteran Burials at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Richmond, VA

1812 Burials St John’s Church, Richmond 1812 Burials St John’s Church, Richmond This booklet was distributed to Virginia libraries in August 2009.

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Introduction

In the early 1800’s, the British and French were involved in a protracted war known as the Napoleonic wars.  The United States declared its neutrality and attempted to trade freely with all of the belligerent parties.  This angered both the … Continue reading

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Bibliography

ALX            Alexandria in the War of 1812, Alexandria History V6 1984 AN                        American Neptune v 36                        Calderhead, William; Naval Innovation in Crisis: War in the Chesapeake, v 42                        Mayhew, Dean; Jeffersonian Gunboats in the War of 1812, … Continue reading

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Significant Events War of 1812 in Virginia

18 Jun 1812 Following a close vote in Congress, President James Madison declares war on Great Britain 26 Dec 1812 The British declare a blockade of the Chesapeake Bay and begin destroying ships entering, departing or sailing upon the bay.  … Continue reading

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Map 1

Encounters with British in Princess Anne & Elizabeth City counties during War of 1812 Source: Encounters with the British in Virginia During the War of 1812 by Myron (Mike) E. Lyman, Sr. and William W. Hankins, published byThe Society of the … Continue reading

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Map 2

Encounters with British at the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay Area during the War of 1812 Source: Encounters with the British in Virginia During the War of 1812 by Myron (Mike) E. Lyman, Sr. and William W. Hankins, published byThe Society … Continue reading

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