A view of the bombardment of Fort McHenry
A view of the bombardment of Fort McHenry, near Baltimore, by the British fleet, taken from the observatory under the command of Admirals Cochrane & Cockburn on the morning of the 13th of Sepr. 1814 which lasted 24 hours, & thrown from 1500 to 1800 shells in the night attempted to land by forcing passage up the ferry branch but were repulsed with great loss. Approximately 1819, re-engraved approximately 1905.

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Photo by: John Bower |  VIRIN: 140908-A-DS407-003.JPG