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War of 1812 in Maryland

A guide to the University of Maryland, College Park's resources on the War of 1812 in Maryland.

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When you're ready you can enter in your search terms in the box below to get started! See below for recommended subject search terms. Or browse by choosing "call number" in the drop-down menu and typing E354. This will allow you to scroll through the titles available about the War of 1812.

Recommended Subject Search Terms

These terms will help you find items in the UM Catalog pertaining to the War of 1812 in Maryland. Select "Subject Beginning With..." under the drop-down menu "Choose Type of Search." Then enter one of the bulleted terms below:

    General History

  • United States--History--War of 1812
  • War of 1812, Naval
  • Maryland Maps Early Works to 1800
  • Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.)--History, Naval--19th Century
  • Prince George's County (Md.)--History


  • Armistead, George
  • Barney, Joshua
  • Cockburn, George, Sir
  • Key, Francis Scott
  • Pickersgill, Mary
  • Ross, Robert, b. 1740?
  • Winder, William Henry, 1775-1824


  • Baltimore, Battle of, Baltimore, Md. 1814
  • North Point, Battle of, Md. 1814
  • Bladensburg, Battle of, Bladensburg, Md. 1814
  • Baltimore History War of 1812


  • Star-Spangled Banner History
  • Fort McHenry (Baltimore, Md.)
  • United States History War of 1812 Regimental Histories Maryland
  • Monuments--Maryland--Baltimore
  • Baltimore (Md.)--Description and Travel
    • For this search term, which will show travel guides to Baltimore, including War of 1812 monuments, jump to those published earliest

Your Local Public Libraries (College Park campus)

Dewey Decimal call number (the system used by most public libraries) for the War of 1812 is 973.52.

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