The Campaigns of the British Army at Washington and New Orleans in the Years 1814-1815
by [Gleig, George R]
London: John Murray, 1827. Third edition. Hardcover. Very good condition. Account by the Scottish military author, soldier and priest George Robert Gleig (1796 - 1888), who fought in the War of 1812. The book includes descriptions of the burning of Washington and the White House (Gleig was not at all impressed with its appearance), the Battle of Bladensburg, the attack on Baltimore, and the battle of New Orleans (including information on Native Americans who fought with the British).16mo, iv, 387pp. Heraldic bookplate on front paste down, F. & E. Shaw ("Te Ipsum Nosce"). Half calf and blue marbled boards, with gilt title to spine ("Campaigns at Washington"). Howes G205. (Inventory #: 22235)
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