The five-thousand man British army marched toward Baltimore to fight the Americans at the Battle of North Point.
The Battle of Baltimore
Battle of New Orleans
Francis Scott key was a young lawyer when he found himself at the center of a battle. Key had been sent by President Madison to release a doctor who had been captured. He was forced to remain on board until the end of the battle so wrote a poem to describe what he had seen.
Star Spangled Banner
The war with Britain came to a close with the signing of a peace treaty in Ghent, Belgium on December 24, 1814.
The Treaty of Ghent
The Treaty of Ghnet
On January 8, 1815, General Edward Packenham led British forces against Andrew Jackson’s American forces.