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Now Available on Amazon.com

This book on Sam Smith is now available on Amazon.com. It is also

being made available by other retailers such as Barnes & Noble, Google Books, Apple Books, Kobo, etc. 54 more words

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A Last Meal for the Commanding British General

At daybreak, 47 year old Major General Robert Ross landed with several thousand of his veteran British troops at North Point, about a 10 mile march to Baltimore.   651 more words

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A Sunday to Remember: September 11, 1814

It was a big church day in Baltimore as the bells rang out about noon and people began to poor out of the various religious services all across the city. 598 more words

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A Meeting At Fort McHenry

Saturday, September 10, 1814 was a busy day at Fort McHenry. Major General Sam Smith, commander over all American forces in the Baltimore area, had called a meeting of his team of commanders. 402 more words

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O, say can you see? Stories of a national anthem

On September 13 and 14¬†Americans will commemorate the bicentennial of the Battle of Baltimore, a mostly forgotten battle in U.S.¬†history… except that it gave the United States its national anthem. 849 more words

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Local Artists To Remix National Anthem With Unconventional Performances

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — When you think of how the Star-Spangled Banner sounds, most of you will conjure up nearly identical versions of the song in your mind. 276 more words


Dining With The Enemy

Their vessel was a small cartel ship bearing a flag of truce and manned with a crew of ten. On board was John Skinner, the American agent for prisoner exchange and 35 year old Francis Scott Key, a lawyer and friend of Dr. 758 more words

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