War of 1812

War of 1812

The Constitution vs. The Guerriere

August 19 1812 - August 20 1812


A single ship action that happened right after the war broke out

Battle of Lake Erie

September 10 1813 - September 11 1813


September 10, 1813 on the cost of Ohio the U.S. captured 6 ships and won the battle.

Battle of Thames

October 5, 1813 - October 6, 1813


This battle took place in what today is Ontario, Canada in October 5, 1813. The U.S. defeated the British and this resulted in the death of Tecumseh.

Battle of Horseshoe Bend

March 27, 1814 - March 28, 1814


The Battle of Horseshoe Bend was the U.S. fighting Native Americans that were against the U.S. expanding land.

Attack on Fort McHenry

September 13 1814 - September 14 1814


Fort McHenry defended the Baltimore Harbor from attacks from the British navy in Chesapeake Bay in September 13-14, 1814. During this attack Francis Scott Key wrote "The Star Spangled Banner".

Battle of New Orleans

January 8 1815 - January 9 1815


The Battle of New Orleans took place on January 8, 1815 and was the final major battle of the war of 1812. The Americans beat the British Army that was trying to seize New Orleans. Because of this the British signed a treaty on December 24.