Articles from February, 2015

English Marksmanship

February 15, 2015

Battles between the United States’ ships and those of the English continued after the peace had been declared–it was difficult to contact a ship until it had made a home port.  There were three United States’ ships away from home: …

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News of the US: February 1815

February 1:  From Norfolk — “For twenty years past, we do not remember to have experienced so much, and such extreme cold weather, as we have this winter.  Our river, in some places, is nearly frozen over, and but for …

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