Source:Heidler, David S. Encyclopedia of the War of 1812

Source Encyclopedia of the War of 1812
Author Heidler, David S. (David Stephen)
Heidler, Jeanne T.
Place United States
Year range 1812 - 1812
Subject Military records
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Type Book
Publisher ABC-CLIO
Date issued 1997
Place issued Santa Barbara, California
Heidler, David S. (David Stephen), and Jeanne T. Heidler. Encyclopedia of the War of 1812. (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, 1997).
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Cover to the Naval Institute Press paperback edition (1997)


Gathered together for the first time in one comprehensive volume are more than 500 alphabetically arranged entries from over 70 contributors examining the military, political, and social history of the War of 1812. This volume also contains the text of important documents such as the Embargo Act, the Rambouillet Decree, Macon's Bill No. 2, and President James Madison's War Message of 1812. Readers will also discover a chronology of political, military, and diplomatic maneuvers; a listing of the executive federal government officers during the Madison presidency; and a glossary of military, diplomatic, and nautical terms. Numerous illustrations, cross-references, bibliographies, and an index supplement a volume that is a welcome addition to school and public libraries.


  • Title Encyclopedia of the War of 1812
  • Authors David Stephen Heidler, Jeanne T. Heidler
  • Editors David Stephen Heidler, Jeanne T. Heidler
  • Edition illustrated
  • Publisher Naval Institute Press, 2004
  • ISBN 1591143624, 9781591143628
  • Length 636 pages

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