Dates of Original:1812 - 1815
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Creator Attribution:Barker, Ben;Sanford, Jacob;Firly, W.M.;Thayer, John G.;Deceldom, H.;
Collection Owner:Buffalo and Erie County Public Library
The War of 1812 is also known as America’s Second War for Independence. Many battles were fought on the Niagara Frontier and in Upstate New York.
Scope of Collection
This collection features letters written during the War of 1812, as well as letters written after the war ended recalling war-time regional circumstances.