AMERICAN PRISONERS OF WAR HELD AT HALIFAX, During the War of 1812, Volume I and II

Baker, Harrison Scott

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BRAND NEW Softcover - 2 Vol set - This work was transcribed from records of the British Admiralty pertaining to American prisoners of war held at Halifax, Nova Scotia, from June 1812 to April 1815. The internment facility was on the Northwest Arm of Halifax Harbor. The unmarked graves of 195 who died as prisoners are located there. Those interned included American merchantmen, sailors from the United States Navy, United States Marines serving on naval ships, and men from the United States Army captured in Canada. The names of those interned at Halifax include crewmembers from the frigate USS Chesapeake, sister ship to the USS Constitution, "Old Ironsides." In addition to the alphabetical listing by surname, the book includes a numerical list, by prison number, of all names; and a listing by ship or regiment in which the prisoners served. Mr. Baker is a lineal descendant of a veteran of the War of 1812 and past president of the Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Ohio (1996-1999). A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Veteran Owned Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: This work was transcribed from records of the British Admiralty pertaining to American prisoners of war held at Halifax, Nova Scotia, from June 1812 to April 1815. The internment facility was on the Northwest Arm of Halifax Harbor. The unmarked graves of 195 who died as prisoners are located there. Those interned included American merchantmen, sailors from the United States Navy, United States Marines serving on naval ships, and men from the United States Army captured in Canada. The names of those interned at Halifax include crewmembers from the frigate USS Chesapeake, sister ship to the USS Constitution, "Old Ironsides." In addition to the alphabetical listing by surname, the book includes a numerical list, by prison number, of all names; and a listing by ship or regiment in which the prisoners served. Mr. Baker is a lineal descendant of a veteran of the War of 1812 and past president of the Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Ohio (1996-1999).

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