The Resource The British Raid on Essex : The Forgotten Battle of the War of 1812, Jerry Roberts, (electronic resource)

The British Raid on Essex : The Forgotten Battle of the War of 1812, Jerry Roberts, (electronic resource)

Label
The British Raid on Essex : The Forgotten Battle of the War of 1812
Title
The British Raid on Essex
Title remainder
The Forgotten Battle of the War of 1812
Statement of responsibility
Jerry Roberts
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Examines the 1814 British attack on the privateers of Pettipaug, also known as the British Raid on Essex, when an American traitor guided the enemy up the Connecticut River to where they burned 27 American vessels
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Cataloging source
MdBmJHUP
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Roberts, Jerry
Dewey number
  • 971.03
  • 971.034
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E359.5.C7
LC item number
R63 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Driftless Connecticut series
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  • Connecticut
  • Connecticut
Label
The British Raid on Essex : The Forgotten Battle of the War of 1812, Jerry Roberts, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-189) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; The British Raid on Essex; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Prologue; CHAPTER 1: FORGOTTEN BATTLE; Loser's Day; CHAPTER 2: DECATUR'S WAR; Blockade; The Privateers of Pettipaug; The Traitor; CHAPTER 3: THE RAID; Going In; The Landing; CHAPTER 4: IN THE HEART OF THE ENEMY'S COUNTRY; Deal, Or No Deal?; Conspiracy Theory; The Burning; Plates; Resistance; Spilled Rum and the Forgotten Sword; CHAPTER 5: THE SHIPS; Coote's List of Burned Ships; The Osage; How Far?; Mystery Ships; CHAPTER 6: GETTING OUT; Captain Glover; Parry Holds the Key; Torpedo Jack; Outward Bound; Major Ely
  • CHAPTER 7: IN THE RIVERMobilization; "At Defiance"; CHAPTER 8: THE END GAME; The Gauntlet; CHAPTER 9: AFTER THE BATTLE; Postscripts; The Traitor Unmasked; Admiral Richard Coote?; Stonington; CHAPTER 10: FIGHTING FOR THE LOST BATTLE; Off the Radar; Battle Site Essex; CHAPTER 11: THE PROBLEM WITH HISTORY; Battlefield Archaeology; Ballast Stone & Dropped Balls; Battle Site Revisited; Essex (Pettipaug); Old Lyme; Saybrook; APPENDIX ONE: PRIMARY DOCUMENTS; From The British Admiralty Documents; The Report of Captain Richard Coote to Captain Capel; Major Ely's Surrender Note to Coote
  • Coote's Report ContinuesCaptain Capel to Captain Talbot, HMS Victorious; Vice Admiral Cochrane to Croker; Lieutenant Parry's Transcription; American First Hand Accounts; Captain Jeremiah Glover; Lieutenant Bull's Account; General William Williams' Account; A Gentleman from Lyme; Selectmen of Saybrook to Governor Smith; American Newspaper Accounts; Connecticut Gazette; Middlesex Gazette; Connecticut Spectator; New York Commercial Advertiser; American Mercury; Connecticut Spectator; APPENDIX TWO: ORDER OF BATTLE; British Raid on Essex, April 7-8, 1814; Acknowledgements; Notes and Sources
  • IntroductionChapter Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (235 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780819574770
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)2560000000141306
  • (EBL)1675647
  • (SSID)ssj0001215477
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11675992
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001215477
  • (PQKBWorkID)11177490
  • (PQKB)11145018
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1675647
  • (OCoLC)877771692
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse33548
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000141306
Label
The British Raid on Essex : The Forgotten Battle of the War of 1812, Jerry Roberts, (electronic resource)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-189) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; The British Raid on Essex; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Prologue; CHAPTER 1: FORGOTTEN BATTLE; Loser's Day; CHAPTER 2: DECATUR'S WAR; Blockade; The Privateers of Pettipaug; The Traitor; CHAPTER 3: THE RAID; Going In; The Landing; CHAPTER 4: IN THE HEART OF THE ENEMY'S COUNTRY; Deal, Or No Deal?; Conspiracy Theory; The Burning; Plates; Resistance; Spilled Rum and the Forgotten Sword; CHAPTER 5: THE SHIPS; Coote's List of Burned Ships; The Osage; How Far?; Mystery Ships; CHAPTER 6: GETTING OUT; Captain Glover; Parry Holds the Key; Torpedo Jack; Outward Bound; Major Ely
  • CHAPTER 7: IN THE RIVERMobilization; "At Defiance"; CHAPTER 8: THE END GAME; The Gauntlet; CHAPTER 9: AFTER THE BATTLE; Postscripts; The Traitor Unmasked; Admiral Richard Coote?; Stonington; CHAPTER 10: FIGHTING FOR THE LOST BATTLE; Off the Radar; Battle Site Essex; CHAPTER 11: THE PROBLEM WITH HISTORY; Battlefield Archaeology; Ballast Stone & Dropped Balls; Battle Site Revisited; Essex (Pettipaug); Old Lyme; Saybrook; APPENDIX ONE: PRIMARY DOCUMENTS; From The British Admiralty Documents; The Report of Captain Richard Coote to Captain Capel; Major Ely's Surrender Note to Coote
  • Coote's Report ContinuesCaptain Capel to Captain Talbot, HMS Victorious; Vice Admiral Cochrane to Croker; Lieutenant Parry's Transcription; American First Hand Accounts; Captain Jeremiah Glover; Lieutenant Bull's Account; General William Williams' Account; A Gentleman from Lyme; Selectmen of Saybrook to Governor Smith; American Newspaper Accounts; Connecticut Gazette; Middlesex Gazette; Connecticut Spectator; New York Commercial Advertiser; American Mercury; Connecticut Spectator; APPENDIX TWO: ORDER OF BATTLE; British Raid on Essex, April 7-8, 1814; Acknowledgements; Notes and Sources
  • IntroductionChapter Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (235 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780819574770
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2560000000141306
  • (EBL)1675647
  • (SSID)ssj0001215477
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11675992
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001215477
  • (PQKBWorkID)11177490
  • (PQKB)11145018
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1675647
  • (OCoLC)877771692
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse33548
  • (EXLCZ)992560000000141306

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