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The War of 1812

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New additions to the collections of the Government and Heritage Library:

18121The U.S. Navy Pictorial History of the War of 1812, by Don Philpott. To commemorate the recent bicentennial, this book combines fresh historical narrative with more than one hundred dramatic illustrations which focus on the War of 1812’s naval battles, its most important and influential conflicts. Most from the U.S. Navy archives, the illustrations are official works and and include depictions showing naval vessels along with historic individuals and battle scenes.

 

 

 

18122The Weight of Vengeance: The United States, the British Empire, and the War of 1812, by Troy Bickham. Presenting new historical information in a global context, the author commemorates the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812  transforming our understanding of this “forgotten” yet pivotal war.

 

 

 

 

 

Library materials will be available for check out at the Government and Heritage Library by North Carolina State Agency employees or may be borrowed through an interlibrary loan request at your local public library. To view other new library acquisitions, click here.

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