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The War of 1812 Magazine

Issue 2: February 2006


Edited by: John R. Grodzinski

Sponsored by Robin Brass Studio


Table of Contents

Editorial: the Way Ahead: by John R. Grodzinski


Constitution's Full Load of Ammuniton, 1812 by Commander Tyrone G. Martin, U. S. Navy (Retired)

A Collective Biography of the General Officers of the United States Army in the War of 1812: Part I: The Class of 1812 By Donald E. Graves

"The mysteries of the school at Woolwich:" Royal Artillery Training and Texts, c. 1750-1850. By Donald E. Graves


A readers section offering correspondence, inquiries and discussion on the War of 1812. The editors of the War of 1812 Magazine invite queries but please note that we cannot answer questions relating to genealogy. Those interested in such matters are directed to the many websites that specialize in this type of research. Thanks to Donald E. Graves for answering the first inquiries for this section. Please send your inquiries to the Editor

Note that each letter or inquiry is numbered, so they can be referred in future by that number, such as 1001.

1004: Why did Major-General Wade Hampton and Major General James Wilkinson hate each other?

1005: How good was the performance of the Provincial Marine during 1812?

1006: How did discipline in the American Army compare to that with the British?

1007: There is a folk song called "MacDonnell on the Heights".  What does it have to do with the War of 1812?

Documents, Artefacts and Imagery

In Their Own Words -- Aboriginal Leaders and the War of 1812 Compiled by D.E. Graves

"To the wonder of the industrious peasant:" The Victory Ball in Montreal by Dianne Burton-Graves

A Discharge Certificate from the Kentucky Volunteer Militia

Reviews: Books, Film, Collectables and Ephemera

Minor Literature of the War of 1812 Reviewed by: Donald E. Graves

The Final Invasion: Plattsburgh, the War of 1812s Most Decisive Victory. Reviewed by John Grodzinski

Two War of 1812 Titles that Should not be Overlooked Reviewed by: Donald E. Graves


The War of 1812: A Bicentennial in the Making by John Grodzinski

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