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When Britain burned the White House : the 1814 invasion of Washington, Peter Snow

Label
When Britain burned the White House : the 1814 invasion of Washington
Title
When Britain burned the White House
Title remainder
the 1814 invasion of Washington
Statement of responsibility
Peter Snow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the burning of Washington, DC at the hands of the British during the War of 1812, documenting the escape of the first family and the Battle of Fort McHenry
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10342229
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Snow, Peter
Dewey number
975.3/02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E356.W3
LC item number
S66 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Washington (D.C.)
  • United States
  • Maryland
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the 1814 invasion of Washington
Label
When Britain burned the White House : the 1814 invasion of Washington, Peter Snow
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-287) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Eager souls panting for fame : 17 August -- The great little Madison : 17 August -- Into the Patuxent : 18-19 August -- A black floating mass of smoke : 20-22 August -- Not till I see Mr. Madison safe : 23 August -- Be it so, we will proceed : 24 August, morning -- Bladensburg : a fine scamper : 24 August, afternoon -- Barney's last stand : 24 August, afternoon -- Save that painting! : 24 August, evening -- The barbarous purpose : 24 August, evening -- The dreadful majesty of the flames : 24 August, night -- Damn you! You shan't stay in my house : 25 August -- Into the Potomac : 26-27 August -- A tempest of dissatisfaction : 28-29 August -- Do not attack Baltimore! : End of August -- Is my wife alive and well? : End of august -- The star-shaped fort and its banner : 1-11 September -- Many heads will be broken tonight : 12 September -- The Battle of North Point : 12 September -- The rockets' red glare : 13 September -- You go on at your peril : 13 September -- Unparalleled in history
Control code
20268431
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
x, 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250048288
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014010743
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn857982295
  • (OCoLC)857982295
Label
When Britain burned the White House : the 1814 invasion of Washington, Peter Snow
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-287) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Eager souls panting for fame : 17 August -- The great little Madison : 17 August -- Into the Patuxent : 18-19 August -- A black floating mass of smoke : 20-22 August -- Not till I see Mr. Madison safe : 23 August -- Be it so, we will proceed : 24 August, morning -- Bladensburg : a fine scamper : 24 August, afternoon -- Barney's last stand : 24 August, afternoon -- Save that painting! : 24 August, evening -- The barbarous purpose : 24 August, evening -- The dreadful majesty of the flames : 24 August, night -- Damn you! You shan't stay in my house : 25 August -- Into the Potomac : 26-27 August -- A tempest of dissatisfaction : 28-29 August -- Do not attack Baltimore! : End of August -- Is my wife alive and well? : End of august -- The star-shaped fort and its banner : 1-11 September -- Many heads will be broken tonight : 12 September -- The Battle of North Point : 12 September -- The rockets' red glare : 13 September -- You go on at your peril : 13 September -- Unparalleled in history
Control code
20268431
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
x, 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250048288
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2014010743
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn857982295
  • (OCoLC)857982295

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