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BRITISH CONDUCT RAIDS SUMMER 1813 IN HAMPTON ROADS, VIRGINIA AREA

THE BRITISH CONDUCT RAIDS IN THE SUMMER OF 1813 IN HAMPTON ROADS

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NEWSPAPER ARTICLE DESCRIBES THE INVASION OF HAMPTON 200 YRS AGO

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE DESCRIBES THE INVASION OF HAMPTON 200 YEARS AGO

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ARTICLE ON 200TH ANNIVERSITY OF THE BATTLE OF CRANEY ISLAND

200TH ANNIVERSITY OF THE BATTLE OF CRANEY ISLAND NEWSPAPER ARTICLE

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Article Describes U.S Gunboat Attacks 200 Years Ago

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A Bloody Battle on the York River in Virginia 200 years ago

A Bloody Battle on the York River in Virginia 200 years ago

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Battle of the Little White House in Virginia During War of 1812

1812 Battle of the Little White House

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Encounters With the British in Virginia during the War of 1812

1812 Chronological list of encounters revised 7 Dec 2010

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Chronological listing of Encounters with the British During the War of 1812

1812 Chronological list of Encounters With the British During the War of 1812 revised 8 Dec 2010

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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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