Military Subjects:  War of 1812


The War of 1812 Magazine

Issue 13: June 2010


Recent Scholarship on the War of 1812

This feature is a listing of recently published or rediscovered literature that may be of interest to our readers.


Ralph E. Eshelman, Scott S. Sheads and Donald R. Hickey. The War of 1812 in the Chesapeake. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkin’s University Press, 2010. ISBN 0-8018-9235-6 (Cloth)  Review to follow in the next issue.

John C. Frederiksen. The War of 1812 in Person: Fifteen Accounts by United States Army Regulars, Volunteers and Militiamen. Jefferson, North Carolina and London: McFarland & Company Publishers, 2010. ISBN 0-7864-4792-3. Review to follow in next issue.

David G. Shomette. Flotilla: The Patuxent Naval Campaign in the War of 1812. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkin’s University Press, 2009. ISBN 0-8018-9122-1 (Cloth)


Clive L. Lloyd. A History of the Napoleonic and American Prisoners of War, 1756 - 1816. n.p. Antique Collectors Club, 2007. ISBN 1-85149-528-3 (Cloth), £35.00

David Curtis Skaggs, "River Raisin Redeemed: William Henry Harrison, Oliver Hazard Perry, and the Midwestern Campaign, 1813," Northwest Ohio History, 77 (Spring 2010): 67-84.

David Curtis Skaggs, "The Making of a Major General: William Henry Harrison and the Politics of Command, 1812-13," Ohio Valley History, 10 (Spring 2010): 32-52.

T. Robert Fowler, "Courage and Reward in the War of 1812," Canadian Army Journal, vol. 11, no 3. (Fall 2008): 97-112.


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