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Suggested War of 1812 Readings


History of the War of 1812

  • Lossing's Pictorial Field Book of the War of 1812, Volume 1 & 2 by Benson J. Lossing
  • The Invasion of Canada 1812 - 1813 by Pierre Berton
  • Flames Across the Border: The Canadian-American Tragedy, 1813 - 1814 by Pierre Berton
  • 1812: The War that Forged a Nation by Walter R. Borneman
  • The War of 1812 by Donald Hickey
  • Google: 1812 Magazine - river Raisin Battlefield


People, Places and Facts

  • Don't Give Up the Ship: Myths of the War of 1812 by donald R. Hickey
  • Encyclopedia of the War of 1812 by david s. Heidler & Jeanne T. Heidler, editors


War of 1812 in the Northwest Territory

  • Remember the Raisin! Kentucky and Kentuckians in the Battles and Massacre at Frenchtown, Michigan Territory in the War of 1812 by G. Glenn Clift
  • Oliver Hazard Perry and the Battle of Lake Erie by Gerald T. Altoff
  • A Wampum Denied: Proctor's War of 1812 by Sandy Antal
  • Men of Patriotism, Courage & tnerprise: Fort Meigs in the  War of 1812 by Larry L. Nelson


  • Peter Navarre: War of 1812 Scout: The Man Behind the Legend by Larry Michaels & Robyn Hage


  • Death at Snake Hill: Secrets from the War of 1812 Cemetery by paul Litt, Ronald F. Williamson, Joseph W. A. Whitehorne


  • "Remember the Raisin" by Roger L. Rosentreter ("Michigan History" November/December 1998)