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Fort McHenry - September 13-14, 1814

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The Bombardment of Fort McHenry
Bombardment of Fort McHenry - September 13-14, 1814
Bombardment of Fort McHenry - September 13-14, 1814

Campaign 1776’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. 

Learn More: The Battle of Fort McHenry

 

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