We Are One - The War of 1812: The Battles for St. Michaels, Maryland
"Welcome to August 10, 1813, in the little town of St. Michaels, Maryland. On this hot, dark morning, the feared British Navy attacked the town of three hundred, defended by local militia. This book tells the story of that attack and a subsequent attempt on August 26. We also look at the life of citizens at that time and the lasting impact of this war on the Chesapeake Bay.
Unfortunately, few records survive and little exists in contemporary images from the time. As with all wars, legends grow and are passed among generations. It is not our intention to pass judgment on any of the wonderful stories that have come down to us through the past two centuries. Rather, we celebrate the truth that is behind all legends and enjoy..." (From the Preface)
A Project of the 1813 Book Editorial Board. Published by the Commissioners of St. Michaels, Maryland.
2013, Walda DuPriest-Brandt, Ed., 60 pp, Paperback