Fort McHenry - September 13-14, 1814

The Bombardment of Fort McHenry

The American Battlefield Trust’s map of the Bombardment of Fort McHenry

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
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