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Oderwald 1812 Collection

1812  Library     2021
First Person Accounts & Biographies:
Adams, James                                   Dartmoor Prison: Or, A Faithful Narrative of the Massacre of American Seamen, to which is added, A Sketch of the Treatment of Prisoners during the late War
Andrews, Charles                            The Prisoners’ Memoirs
Barnes, James                                   Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors – Tales of 1812
Bates, Joseph                                    Life of Joseph Bates – An Autobiography
Benn, Carl                                           Native Memoirs from the War of 1812 Black Hawk & William Apess
Bolster, W, Jeffrey                          Black Jacks  African American Seamen in the Age of Sail                
Clover, Lewis                                     Reminiscences of a Dartmoor Prisoner – The Knickerbocker, Vol 23
Cobb, Elijah                                        A Cape Cod Skipper
Cooper, James Fennimore           Ned Meyers
De Kay, James                                   A Rage for Glory – The Live of Commodore Stephen Decatur, USN
Durand, James                                  The Life and Adventures of James R. Durand
                                                                Five Black Lives (including Venture Smith, Professor Jim)
Freeman, G. William                       The Holy Terror: Captain William Nichols
Goodrich, Samuel Griswold         Recollections of a Lifetime, Vol I & II,  Also Selling Captain Riley
Howard, Hugh                                   Mr. and Mrs. Madison’s War – America’s First Couple and the Second War of Independence
King, Dean editor                             Every Man will do His Duty – An Anthology of Firsthand Accounts from                                                                  the Age of Nelson – selected chapters
Leech, Samuel                                   Thirty Years from Home
Little, George                                    Life on the Ocean
Maloney, Linda M.                          The Captain from Connecticut – the Life and Naval Times of Isaac                                                                             Hull
May, Gregory                                    Jefferson’s Treasure How Albert Gallatin Saved the New Nation from                                                                    Debt
Morris, Charles                                 The Autobiography of Commodore Charles Morris, U.S. Navy
Napier, Henry Edward                   New England Blockaded in 1814 – Journal
Nell, William C.                                  Services of Colored Americans in the Wars of 1776 and 1812
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Neill, Peter editor                            American Sea Writing    
Palmer, Benjamin Franklin           The Diary of Benjamin F. Palmer Privateersman
Parsons, Dr. Usher 1812 – 1814`Surgeon of the Lakes
Proctor, C. H.                                     Professor Jim, The life of James Williams
Remini, Robert                                  Daniel Webster The Man and His time
Robbins, Archibald                          Journal
Selman, Francis G.                           Extracts from the Journal of a Marblehead Privateersman Confined on Board British Prison Ships, 1813, 1814, 1815 – Marblehead Manual – Samuel Roads Jr.
Shaw, Philip H.                                  The Windsor Captain – Journal of the Private Armed Brigantine Yankee
Spears, John R.                                 Captain Nathaniel Brown Palmer:  An Old Time Sailor of the SeaV
Starr, Nathan – Arms                      Weapon Manufacturing, CT
Stebbins, William                             The Journal of, Stratford to Washington 1810
Valpey, Joseph, Jr.                          Journal, Nov 1813- April 1815 with other papers . . .
Venture                                               A Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Venture
Waterhouse, Benjamin                 A Journal of a Young Man of Massachusetts
Carstens & Sanford                         Searching for the Forgotten War – 1812 United States of America
Dixon, Ruth Priest                            Indexes to Seamen’s Protection Certificate Applications and Proofs of citizenship
     “                                                         Genealogical Fallout from the War of 1812, article Prologue , 1992
Frredriksen. John C.                        Free Trade and Sailor’s Rights: A Bibliography of the War of 1812
Isil, Olivia A.                                        When a Loose Cannon Flogs a Dead Horse There’s the Devil to Pay
Lewis, Jon E.                                       Life before the Mast – an anthology of Eye Witness Accounts from the                                                                  Age of Fighting Sail
Linton, Calvin D.                                The Bicentennial Almanac – 200Years of America
King, Dean, editor                            A Sea of Words:  A Lexicon and Companion to the Complete Seafaring                                                                   Tales of Patrick O’Brian
Peterson, C.S. editor                      Known Military Dead during the War of 1812-
Prisoner of War Books:
Baker, Harrison Scott II                  American POWs Held at Barbados, New Providence and Newfoundland                                                                                during the War of 1812
Baker,                                                   American POWs Held at Bermuda, Cape of Good Hope and Jamaica during the War of 1812
Baker                                                    American POWs Held at Halifax during the War of 1812 Volumes I & II
Johnson, Eric Eugene                     American POWs Held at Dartmoor during the War of 1812
                                                                American POWs Paroled at Dartmouth, Halifax, Jamaica, and Odiham during the War of 1812
                                                                American POWs Held in Montreal and Quebec during the War of 1812
                                                                American POWs held at Quebec during the War of 1812 – 8 June 1813- 11 December 1814
                                                                American POW held at Plymouth during the War of 1812
                                                                American POW held at Chatham during the War of 1812               
                                                                American POWs held at Plymouth during the War of 1812
                                                                American POWs held at Portsmouth, Stapleton, Gilbralta and Malta  during the War of 1812               
                                                                American Sea Fencibles in the War of 1812:U.S. Sea Fencibles
Johnston, Henry P.                          Record of Service of Connecticut Men Volume II War of 1812 & Mexican War
Carr, Mrs. Henry James                 Index to Certified Copy of List of American Prisoners of War 1812 – 1815 as recorded in General Entry Book Ottawa, Canada
James, Trevor                                    Prisoners of War in Dartmoor Towns French and American Officers on Parole 1813 – 1815
                                                                American POWs at Dartmoor War Depot 812 – 1815
May, Robert P.                                  The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn – POW Jersey – American Revolution
Cuthbertson, Brian                          Melville Prison Deadman’s Island American and French Prisoners of War in Halifax 1794 – 1816
Huntsberry, Thomas/Joanne      Dartmoor Prison War of 1812

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Horsman, Reginald                          The Paradox of Dartmoor Prison – American Heritage, Feb. 1975
Levie, Howard S.                              International Law Studies, Volume 60 Cartels
Springer, Paul Joseph                     American POW Policy & Practice from the Rev. War to the War on Terror – Dissertation,  POW Camps in America
General History:                              A Sense of History – The Best Writing from the Pages of American Heritage
Arthur, Brian                      How Britain Won the War of 1812 The Royal Navy’s Blockades of               The United States, 1812 - 1815         
Bennett, William J. & John T. E. Cribb      The American Patriot’s Almanac
Berton, Pierre                   The Invasion of Canada 1812 – 1813
Bickham, Troy                    TheWeight of Vengence
Boileau, John                     Half-Hearted Enemies Nova Scotia, New England and the War of 1812
Bolster, W. Jeffrey          Black Jacks – African American Seamen in the Age of Sail
Borneman, Walter R.      1812 The War that Forged a Nation
Chapman, Ron                  The Battle of New Orleans  - deacquisitioned 3/2020
Dudley, Wade G.              Splintering the Wooden Wall, The British Blockade of the U.S., 1812-1815
Fitz-Enz, David                   Hacks, Sycophants, Adventurers, & Heroes
Gilje, Paul A.                      Free Trade and Sailors’ Rights in the War of 1812
Graves, Dianne                 In the Midst of Alarms – The Untold Story of Women and the War of 1812
Hickey, Donald R.             The War of 1812 A Forgotten Conflict
     “                                         The War of 1812 – Writings from America’s Second War of Independence
Hockett, Homer Carey   Political and Social Growth of the American People 1492-1865
Horsman, Reginald          The Causes of the War of 1812
Hudgins, Bill                        A Frontier in Flames – American Spirit  Sept/Oct 2013
Hudgins, Bill                        Clash of Civilizations – American Spirit Nov/Dec 2013
Jacobs and Tucker           The War of 1812  A Compact History
Keegan, John                     Fields of Battle – The Wars for North America
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Langguth, A. J.                   Union 1812 – The Americans who Fought the Second War of Independence
Latimer, Jon                       1812 War with America
Leckie, Robert                   From Sea to Shining Sea
Lord, Walter                       The Dawn’s Early Light
Mahon, John K.                The War of 1812
McDougall, Walter A.     Freedom Just Around the Corner A New American History 1585-1828
May, Gregory                    Jefferson’s Treasure – How Albert Gallatin Save the New Nation from Debt
Muller, Charles G.            The Darkest Day: 1814 The Washington-Baltimore Campaign
Nell, William C.                  Services of Colored Americans, in the Wars of 1776 and 1812
Padfield, Peter                  Maritime Power and the Struggle for Freedom 1788-1851
Paine, Ralph D.                  The Fight for a Free Sea
Perl-Rosenthal, Nathan Citizen Sailors Becoming American in the Age of Revolution
Pitch, Anthony S.             The Burning of Washington – The British Invasion of 1814
Randall, Willard Sterne  Unshackling America How the War of 1812 truly End the American Revolution
Robinson, Charles Raskob            The Naval War of 1812-1815 Foundation of America’s Maritime Might
Runyan, Timothy J.          Ships, Seafaring and Society – Essays in Maritime History
Taylor, Alan                        The Civil War of 1812
Thomson, John Lewis     Historical Sketches of the Late War between The United States and Great Britain
Tucker, Glenn                    Poltroons and Patriots, Vol I & 2
White, Patrick C. T.          A Nation on Trial America and the War of 1812



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American Military Vessels Active in Ct Waters, 1812-1815 New London Historical Society
Connecticut History        Vol.52, #1, Special Issue:  The War of 1812 in Connecticut
Connecticut Explored     Vol 12 #3 Summer 2014
Buel, Richard Jr.                America on the Brink
Dart, Margaret S.             Yankee Traders at Sea and Ashore
De Kay, James                   The Battle of Stonington, Torpedoes, Submarines & Rockets in War of 1812
Gordinier, Glenn S.         The Rockets’ Red Glare The War of 1812 and Connecticut – 2 copies
Hamilton, Harlan              Lights & Legends  A Historical Guide to Lighthouses of LI Sound, Fishers Island and Block Island Sound
Knapp, Lewis G.                Stratford and the Sea
Muller, Charles  G.           TheProudest Day, Thomas MacDonough on Lake Champlain
Prue, Bernard P.               Nathan Starr Arms
Radune, Richard               Sound Rising
Roberts, Jerry                    New Discoveries at Battle Site Essex – CT Explored  Summer 2014
Roberts, Jerry                    The British Raid on Essex – The Forgotten Battle of the War of 1812  
Trumbull, J. Hammond  The Defense of Stonington Against a British Squadron , August 9th to 12th 1814
Wallace, Rob                      Fort Defense – A War of 1812 Fort located in Southport, CT
     “                                         Fort Union – A War of 1812 Fort located in Black Rock, CT
White, Patrick C. T.          A Nation on Trial American and the War of 1812
Stonington                          Our Flag is Still There – A Scrapbook History – 2 copies
Connecticut Quarterly   Vol IV # 3 1898 – New Haven Coast Defenses; Peter Parley
     “                                         Vol IV #4 1898 – Peter Parley
     “                                         Vol V #6 1899 –
Duncan, Robert F.            Coastal Maine – A Maritime History


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Morison, Samuel Eliot                    The Maritime History of Massachusetts 1783 - 1860
Rustein, Michael                              The Privateering Stroke – Salem’s Privateers in the War of 1812
New York:
Barry, Gerald J.                                 The Marine Society of the City of New York 1770-1995
McKay, Richard C.                            South Street A Maritime History of New York
Herkalo, Keith A.                              The Battles at Plattsburgh
McKay, Richard C.                            South Street A Maritime History of New York
The Hudson River Valley Review                               Vol 29, No. 1, Autumn 2012
Smith, Edmund Banks                    Governor’s Island The Military History under Three Flags 1637-1913
                                                                Mid 19th Century South Street