The American War 1812-14 by Philip KatcherThe American War 1812-14 by Philip Katcher

The American War 1812-14

byPhilip KatcherIllustratorBryan Fosten

Paperback | November 22, 1990

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Typically the United States is said to have declared war on Great Britain in 1812 because of the Royal Navy's impressment of American seamen and the British desire to create an Indian buffer state. An Englishman William Cobbett, described the real cause of the conflict: 'There seemed to be wanting just such a war as this to complete the separation of England from America; and to make the latter feel that she had no safety against the former but in the arms of her free citizens.' Regardless of the reasons, however, on 4 June 1812, U.S.President James Madison, asked Congress to declare war.
Philip Katcher lives and works in Pennsylvania USA, and has written over 20 titles in the Men-at-Arms Series including the highly successful five-volume set on Armies of the American Civil War.
Title:The American War 1812-14Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9.86 × 7.23 × 0.14 inPublished:November 22, 1990Publisher:Bloomsbury USA

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0850451973

ISBN - 13:9780850451979

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Table of Contents

The War · The British Army · The American Army · The Militia · The Plates