The War of 1812 lasted from the American declaration of war on Great Britain in June 1812 to the ratification of the Treaty of Ghent in February 1815.
Each article in our Then & Now Journal consists of two parts. The “Then” portion describes events of the war in the same two-month time frame as 200 years ago. The “Now” portion highlights existing memorials, museums, battlefields, fortifications and other sites as well as various commemorative events. We encourage you to let us know about other events that may be happening in your area. You can contact us at [email protected]
March: British reinforcements arrive at Quebec City via overland route from New Brunswick.
March 4: 164-man mounted American raiding party repulses attack by 240 British regulars, Canadian militia ...