The Last Anglo-American War: The War of 1812-15

The Last Anglo-American War: The War of 1812-15

by Benson J Lossing
     
 

Written in the mid 19th century for the popular press, Benson J Lossing's History of the Anglo-American war of 1812-1815, called the war of 1812 in America, details the clashes between the British, Native Americans and Americans during that bloody conflict. Lossing covers the war from the start of Hull's disastrous campaign to invade Canada to Jackson's brilliant

Overview

Written in the mid 19th century for the popular press, Benson J Lossing's History of the Anglo-American war of 1812-1815, called the war of 1812 in America, details the clashes between the British, Native Americans and Americans during that bloody conflict. Lossing covers the war from the start of Hull's disastrous campaign to invade Canada to Jackson's brilliant defense of New Orleans against well seasoned British troops freed from the Napoleonic Wars, a battle that was fought and won by the Americans after the Treaty of Ghent, which ended the war, was signed. Lossing's illustrations of the people and places of the War are included.

Benson J Lossing (1813-1891) was a well known American Historian of the time. He is best known for his illustrated books on the American Revolution and the American Civil war. This book is based on a series of articles that were originally published from May 1863 to January 1865.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781478159360
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
07/25/2012
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

B J Lossing was born in 1813. He was a popular American Historian. He authored many books on the American Revolution and Civil Wars. He was a charter trustee of Vassar College. He died in 1891.

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