Orderly books of the Virginia Militia, War of 1812, 1813-1814.

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Orderly books of the Virginia Militia, War of 1812, 1813-1814.

Orderly books of six regiments of militia employed in the defense of Norfolk, Va. against raids by Sir George Cockburn. The first volume, kept partially by Col. James Faulkner records the march of an artillery corps from Winchester to Norfolk, organization of the artillery under Colonel Read, and all the orders issued to June 17, 1813, when Faulkner was ordered to Craney Island. The second volume, kept by Lt. Col. Elisha Boyd of the 4th Regiment of Virginia Militia, 1814 May 3 to August 1, concerns the strengthening of defenses and maintaining watch for the enemy. On July 22 he notes an attack was repulsed and the dead buried. He also records courts-marital, punishments and orders.

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Cockburn, George, Sir, 1772-1853

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British naval officer. From the description of Sir George Cockburn papers, 1788-1847 (bulk 1800-1820). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980033 Sir George Cockburn, British naval officer. Cockburn played a major role in the War of 1812, leading the capture and burning of Washington on August 24, 1814. From the description of Sir George Cockburn manuscript material : 1 item, 1824 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122379527 From the guide to th...

Boyd, Elisha, 1769-1841

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Virginia. Militia

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Faulkner, James, 1776-1817

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