Title WHILE WASHINGTON BURNED: THE BATTLE FOR FORT ERIE 1814.
Publisher The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, Baltimore, Maryland, (1992).
Seller ID 3445
227 pp, large 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. B&w illus. "...recounts the first U.S. victory on the land against an organized British force and details the series of bloody attacks and counterattacks...drawing from new archaeological discoveries a nd pains taking archival and genealogical research, offers a compelling tale of bravery and bravado, of fear and sacrfice, of fleeting glories and costly standoffs. Featuring maps and extensive appendixes of the armies involved, the boo k a n a l y z e s the strategy and tactics of the battle and highlights the emergence of the new military leaders, like Brigadier General Winfield Scott, who instilled new standards for military professionalism in the U.S. Army." Minor edgewear t o b oa rd s. Du st j ac k et has very light edgewear, one tiny closed tear at bottom of front panel near spine. NF/NF