017 – Source Notes



Map of the Indiana Territory in 1812 by user Charles Edward on Wikimedia Commons
Map of the Indiana Territory in 1812 by user Charles Edward on Wikimedia Commons
Map of the Northern theater in the War of 1812
Map of the Northern theater in the War of 1812 modified by user P S Burton on Wikimedia Commons

Despite a couple of minor errors (in the map directly above, Fort Meigs should be just on the other side of the Michigan/Ohio border), the maps above should help to orient you to the areas where Harrison operated during the War of 1812.

• Berton, Pierre. The Invasion of Canada, 1812-1813. Toronto: Anchor Canada, 2001 [1980].
• Borneman, Walter R. 1812: The War That Forged a Nation. New York: HarperCollins, 2004.
• Chartrand, René. Donato Spedaliere, illus. Forts of the War of 1812. Oxford and New York: Osprey Publishing, 2012.
• Cleaves, Freeman. Old Tippecanoe: William Henry Harrison and His Time. Newtown, CT: American Political Biography Press, 2010 [1939].
• Elting, John R. Amateurs, To Arms! A Military History of the War of 1812. Boston: Da Capo Press, 1995 [1991].
• Latimer, Jon. 1812: War With America. Cambridge, MA and London: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007.
• Remini, Robert V. Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union. New York and London: W W Norton & Co, 1991.
• Toll, Ian W. Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the U.S. Navy. New York and London: W W Norton & Co, 2006.
• Unger, Harlow Giles. The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation’s Call to Greatness. Philadelphia, PA: Da Capo Press, 2009.
• Utter, William T. The Frontier State: 1803-1825, A History of the State of Ohio Volume II. Columbus, OH: Ohio State Archeological and Historical Society, 1968 [1942].

Opening music: “To Arms” performed by the United States Marine Band – full audio available at archive.org.


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