In Full Glory Reflected
All but forgotten by Americans, the War of 1812 (1812–1815) was a dramatic watershed for the young, groundbreaking United States Republic. Ill-prepared to fight the powerful English nation, the U.S. struggled through three years of conflict, but emerged more unified with new stature on the world state.
Part I of In Full Glory Reflected tells the war's gripping stories of devastating raids, heroic defense, gallant privateers, freedom-seeking slaves, and threatened lands in the Chesapeake, where much of the war occurred. The historic tales unfold with a lively narrative, with well over one hundred vivid illustrations, and clear maps to follow the action.
Part II is designed for adventurers who want to step back two hundred years and explore the Chesapeake tidewater. The Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail traces the original routes of the Americans and the British and recounts the dramatic events that produced America's national anthem and its iconic flag. and discover the amazing world of our ancestors. In Full Glory Reflected is an enchanting invitation to travel the trail and discover the amazing world of the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake.
2012, Ralph Eshelman and Burt Kummerow. 252 pp. Paperback