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Bombardment of Fort McHenry | Sep 13-14, 1814

Baltimore, Md.

Map of the bombardment on September 13-14, 1814 at Fort McHenry, Maryland.  The American forces withstood the British bombardment on Fort McHenry, forcing the British to abandon their land assault on the crucial port city of Baltimore and inspiring the lyrics to the Star Spangled Banner.

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Maryland | September 13, 1814
Result: United States Victory
Estimated Casualties
29
United States
28
United Kingdom
1