Published Research Materials

Georgia

Kratovil, Judy Swaim, Index to War of 1812 Service Records for Volunteer Soldiers from Georgia (Atlanta: the author, 1986)

Illinois

Knopf, Richard C., Document Transcriptions of the War of 1812 in the Northwest (Columbus, OH: Anthony Wayne Parkway Board, Ohio Historical Society,1957-61), 8 vols.

Indiana

Franklin, Charles M., Indiana War of 1812 Soldiers, Militia (Indianapolis: Ye Gold Genealogie Shoppe, 1984)

Knopf, Richard C., Document Transcriptions of the War of 1812 in the Northwest (Columbus, OH: Anthony Wayne Parkway Board, Ohio Historical Society,1957-61), 8 vols.

Kentucky

Clift, G. Glenn, Remember the Raisin! (Frankfort, KY: Kentucky Historical Society, 1961) 

Wilder, Minnie S., Kentucky Soldiers of the War of 1812 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969)

Louisiana

Pierson, Mario John Bennett, Louisiana Soldiers in the War of 1812 ([Baton Rouge, LA]: Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Society, 1963).

Maine

Peabody, Robert E., The Log of the Grand Turks, (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1926)

Records of the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia (Boston: Wright & Potter, 1913)

Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New-Hampshire for the Year Ending June 1, 1868 (Manchester, NH: John B. Clarke, 1868)

Young, George F. W., The British Capture & Occupation of Downeast Maine 1814-1815 / 1818 (Stonington, ME: Penobscot Books, 2014)

Maryland

Cranwell, John P. and William B. Crane, Men of Marque: A history of private armed vessels out of Baltimore during the War of 1812 (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1940)

Garitee, Jerome R., The Republic’s Private Navy: the American privateering business as practiced by Baltimore during the War of 1812 (Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, 1977)

Marine, William M., The British Invasion of Maryland 1812-1815 (Baltimore: Society of the War of 1812 in Maryland, 1913)

Raborg Jr., C. Louis, comp., The Society of the War of 1812 in Maryland (Essex, MD: Custom Printing, 2011)

Wright, F. Edward, Maryland Militia War of 1812 (Westminster, MD: Family Line Publications, 1979), 7 vols.

Massachusetts

Records of the Massachusetts Volunteer Militia (Boston: Wright & Potter, 1913)

Rutstein, Michael, Fame: the Salem Privateer (Boxford, MA: Pennant Enterprise Inc., 2006)

Waterhouse, Benjamin, A Journal of a Young Man of Massachusetts (Boston: Rowe and Hopper, 1816)

Michigan

Altoff, Gerald T., Deep Water Sailors, Shallow Water Soldiers: Manning the United States Fleet on Lake Erie – 1813 (Put-in-Bay, OH: The Perry Group, 1993)

Fredricksen, John C., Surgeon of the Lakes: The Diary of Dr. Usher Parsons 1812-1814 (Erie, PA: Erie County Historical Society, 2000)

Knopf, Richard C., Document Transcriptions of the War of 1812 in the Northwest (Columbus, OH: Anthony Wayne Parkway Board, Ohio Historical Society,1957-61), 8 vols.

Minnesota

Knopf, Richard C., Document Transcriptions of the War of 1812 in the Northwest (Columbus, OH: Anthony Wayne Parkway Board, Ohio Historical Society,1957-61), 8 vols.

Missouri

Soldiers of the War of 1812 With a Missouri Connection (Independence, MO: Two Trails Publishing, 2002), 3 vols.

The War of 1812 in Missouri (St. Louis: St. Louis Genealogical Society, 2019), 2 vols.

New Hampshire

Potter, C. E., Military History of the State of New Hampshire. Part II, War of 1812-1815 (Concord, NH: McFarland & Jenkins, 1866)

Report of the Adjutant-General of the State of New-Hampshire for the Year Ending June 1, 1868 (Manchester, NH: John B. Clarke, 1868)

New Jersey

New Jersey’s Adjutant-General’s Office, Record of Officers and Men of New Jersey in Wars 1791-1815 (Trenton, NJ: Star Gazette Publishing Company, 1909)

New York

Altoff, Gerald T., Deep Water Sailors, Shallow Water Soldiers: Manning the United States Fleet on Lake Erie – 1813 (Put-in-Bay, OH: The Perry Group, 1993)

Fredricksen, John C., Surgeon of the Lakes: The Diary of Dr. Usher Parsons 1812-1814 (Erie, PA: Erie County Historical Society, 2000)

Hastings, Hugh, and Henry Harmon Noble, comp. and ed., Military Minutes of the Council of Appointment of the State of New York, 1783-1821 (Albany: James H. Lyon, 1901) Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4 (Index)

North Carolina

North Carolina Adjutant General’s Office, Muster Rolls of the Soldiers of the War of 1812 detached from the Militia of North Carolina in 1812 and 1814 (Raleigh, NC: Ch. C. Raboteau, 1851)

Ohio

Altoff, Gerald T., Deep Water Sailors, Shallow Water Soldiers: Manning the United States Fleet on Lake Erie – 1813 (Put-in-Bay, OH: The Perry Group, 1993)

Fredricksen, John C., Surgeon of the Lakes: The Diary of Dr. Usher Parsons 1812-1814 (Erie, PA: Erie County Historical Society, 2000)

History of Franklin and Pickaway Counties, Ohio ([n. p.]: Williams Bros., 1880)

Johnson, Eric E., Ohio’s Regulars in the War of 1812 (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 2014)

Knopf, Richard C., Document Transcriptions of the War of 1812 in the Northwest (Columbus, OH: Anthony Wayne Parkway Board, Ohio Historical Society,1957-61), 8 vols.

Lindley, Harlow, Fort Meigs and the War of 1812, Orderly Book of Cushing’s Company, 2nd U.S. Artillery April 1813 – February 1814 (Columbus, OH: Ohio Historical Society, Columbus, 1975)

Roster of Ohio Soldiers in the War of 1812 (n. p.: Adjutant General of Ohio, 1916)

Pennsylvania

Altoff, Gerald T., Deep Water Sailors, Shallow Water Soldiers: Manning the United States Fleet on Lake Erie – 1813 (Put-in-Bay, OH: The Perry Group, 1993)

Fredricksen, John C., Surgeon of the Lakes: The Diary of Dr. Usher Parsons 1812-1814 (Erie, PA: Erie County Historical Society, 2000)

Montgomery, Thomas Lynch, Pennsylvania Archives, Sixth Series, Volumes VII thru X, War of 1812-14 (Harrisburg, PA: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1907)

Rhode Island

Smith, Joseph Jencks, Civil and Military List of Rhode Island, 1800-1850 (Providence: Preston and Rounds Co., 1901)

Tennessee

Sistler, Byron and Samuel, Tennesseans in the War of 1812, (Nashville: Byron Sistler & Associates, Inc., 1992)

South Carolina

Mouzon, Harold A., Privateers of Charleston in the War of 1812 (Charleston, SC: Historical Commission of Charleston, 1954).

Virginia

Butler, Stuart Lee, Virginia Soldiers in the United States Army 1800-1815 (Athens, GA: Iberian Publishing Company, 1986)

Muster Rolls of the Virginia Militia in the War of 1812 (Clearfield Company, Inc., 1999), 2 vols.

Wardell, Patrick G., War of 1812: Virginia Bounty Land & Pension Applications (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1987)

Wisconsin

Knopf, Richard C., Document Transcriptions of the War of 1812 in the Northwest (Columbus, OH: Anthony Wayne Parkway Board, Ohio Historical Society,1957-61), 8 vols.

AFRICAN-AMERICANS

Altoff, Gerald T., Amongst my best men: African-Americans in the War of 1812 (Put-in-Bay, OH: The Perry Group, 1996)

Johnson, Eric E., Black Regulars and Militiamen in the War of 1812 (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 2017)

Moebs, Thomas Truxtun, Black Soldiers – Black Sailors – Black Ink: Research Guide of African-Americans in U.S. Military History, 1512-1900, (Williamsburg, CA: Moebs Publishing Co., 1994)

Wilkes, Laura E., Missing Pages in American History: Revealing the Service of Negroes in the Early Wars in the United States of America, 1641-1815 (Washington, DC: Press of R. L. Pendleton: Washington, DC, 1919)

Williams, George W., History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880 (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1883), volume II

Wilson, Joseph T., The Black Phalanx: A History of the Negro Soldiers of the United States in the Wars of 1775-1812, 1861-1865 (Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1890)

ARMY

Fredricksen, John C., The United States Army in the War of 1812 (Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2009)

Rodenbough, Theo F. and William L. Haskin, eds., The Army of the United States: Historical Sketches of Staff and Line with Portraits of Generals-in-Chief (New York: Maynard, Merrill & Co., 1896).

BOUNTY LANDS / PENSIONS

Clark, Byron N., A List of Pensions of the War of 1812 (Burlington, VT: Research Publications Company, Boston, 1904)

Pensioners of the U.S., 1818, Invalids & Half Pay Pensioners, Widows & Orphans: A Report of the Secretary of War for the President of the United States, 28 March 1818, (Washington, DC: E. De Krafft, 1818)

Rose, Christine, Military Bounty Land 1776-1855 (San Jose, CA: CR Publications, 2011)

Scott, Craig R., The “Lost” Pensions, Settled Accounts of the Act of 6 April 1838 (Lovettsville, VA: Willow Bend Books, 1996)

Volkel, Lowell M., War of 1812 Bounty Lands in Illinois (Thompson, IL: Heritage House, Thompson, 1977)

Wardell, Patrick G., War of 1812: Virginia Bounty Land & Pension Applications (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 1987)

White, Virgil D., Index to U.S. Military Pension Applications of Remarried Widows for Service Between 1812 & 1911 (Waynesboro: TN: National Historical Publishing Company, 1999)

CANADA

Baker II, Harrison Scott, American Prisoners of War Held at Halifax During the War of 1812, (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 2004), 2 vols.

Graves, Donald E., Red Coats & Grey Jackets: The Battle of Chippawa, 5 July 1814, (Toronto: Dundurn Press Limited, 1994)

Graves, Donald E., Where Right and Glory Lead! The Battle of Lundy’s Lane, 1814 (Toronto: Robin Brass Studio, 1993)

History of Franklin and Pickaway Counties, Ohio (Williams Bros., 1880).

Johnson, Eric E., American Prisoners of War Held in Montreal and Quebec During the War of 1812, (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2015)

Whitehorne, Joseph, While Washington Burned: The Battle of Fort Erie 1814 (Baltimore: Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America, 1992).

GENERAL

Jay, William, Table of the Killed and Wounded in the War of 1812, New York Historical Society Collections (Ithica, NY: New York Historical Society, 1849)

Malcomson, Robert, Historical Dictionary of the War of 1812 (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2006)

MANUALS

Von Steuben, Baron Frederick William, Baron von Steuben’s Revolutionary War Drill Manual: A Facsimile Reprint of the 1894 Edition (New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 1985).

NAVY (See also PRIVATEERS)

Altoff, Gerald T., Deep Water Sailors, Shallow Water Soldiers: Manning the United States Fleet on Lake Erie – 1813 (Put-in-Bay, OH: The Perry Group, 1993)

American Vessels Captured by the British during the Revolution and War of 1812 (Salem, MA: The Essex Institute, 1911)

Callahan, Edward W., ed., List of Officers of the Navy of the United States and of the Marine Corps from 1775 to 1900, (New York: L. R. Hamersley & Co., 1901)

Dudley, William S., The Naval War of 1812, A Documentary History (Washington, DC: Naval Historical Center, Department of the Navy, 1985), 3 vols. Volume 2.

Emmons, George Foster, The Navy of the United States, from the commencement, 1775 to 1853 (Washington, DC: Gideon & Co., 1853)

Fredricksen, John C., Surgeon of the Lakes: The Diary of Dr. Usher Parsons 1812-1814 (Erie, PA: Erie County Historical Society, 2000)

Gardiner, Robert, The Naval War of 1812 ([London]: Chatham Publishing, 2001)

Register of the Commission and Warrant Officers of the Navy of the United States (Washington, DC: Davis & Force, 1820)

Silverstone, Paul H., The Sailing Navy, 1775-1854 (Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2001)

PRISONERS OF WAR

Abell, Francis, Prisoners of War in Britain 1756 to 1815 (London: Oxford University Press, 1914)

Anderson, Charles, The Prisoners’ Memoirs, or, Dartmoor Prison (New York: the author, 1845)

Baker II, Harrison Scott, American Prisoners of War Held at Barbados, Newfoundland and New Providence During the War of 1812 (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 2007)

Baker II, Harrison Scott, American Prisoners of War Held at Bermuda, Cape of Good Hope and Jamaica During the War of 1812 (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 2007)

Baker II, Harrison Scott, American Prisoners of War Held at Halifax During the War of 1812, (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 2004), 2 vols.

Harris, Vernon, Dartmoor Prison: Past and Present (Plymouth, England: William Brendon and Son, 1888)

Johnson, Eric E., American Prisoners of War Held in Montreal and Quebec During the War of 1812, (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, 2015)

Johnson, Eric E., American Prisoners of War Held at Quebec During the War of 1812, (Westminster, MD: Heritage Books, Inc., 2011)

Lewis, George C. and John Mewha, History of Prisoner of War Utilization by the United States Army 1776-1945, Department of the Army Pamphlet number 20-213, (Washington, DC: Department of the Army, 1955)

Thomas, Basil, The Story of Dartmoor Prison (London: William Heinemann, 1907)

Waterhouse, Benjamin, A Journal of a Young Man of Massachusetts (Boston: Rowe and Hopper, 1816)

PRIVATEERS

Coggeshall, George, History of the American Privateers, and Letters-of-Marque, during our War with England in the Years 1812, 1813 and 1814 (New York: the author, 1856).

Cranwell, John P. and William B. Crane, Men of Marque: A history of private armed vessels out of Baltimore during the War of 1812 (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1940)

Garitee, Jerome R., The Republic’s Private Navy: the American privateering business as practiced by Baltimore during the War of 1812 (Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, 1977)

Maclay, Edgar Stanton, A History of American Privateers (New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1899)

McManemin, John A., Captains of the Privateers of the War of 1812 (Spring Lake: NJ: Ho-Ho-Kus publishing company, 1994)

McManemin, John A., Privateers of the War of 1812 (Spring Lake: NJ: Ho-Ho-Kus publishing company, 1992)

Mouzon, Harold A., Privateers of Charleston in the War of 1812 (Charleston, SC: Historical Commission of Charleston, 1954)

Rutstein, Michael, Fame: the Salem Privateer (Boxford, MA: Pennant Enterprise Inc., 2006)

REGULATIONS

Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office, Military Laws and Rules and Regulations for the Army of the United States (Washington, DC: E. De Krafft, Printer: 1816)

Smyth, Colonel Alexander, Regulations for the Field Maneuvers, and Conduct of the Infantry of the United States; Drawn Up and Adapted to the Organization of the Militia and Regular Troops (Philadelphia: 1812)

SOCIETY OF THE WAR OF 1812

Blizzard, Dennis F., Roster of the General Society of the War of 1812 (1989) and Supplement to the 1989 Roster (Baltimore: Clearfield Company, Inc., 1999)

Ordway Jr., Colonel Frederick Ira, Register of the General Society of the War of 1812 (1972) with Bicentennial Supplement (1976), (Baltimore: Clearfield Company, Inc., 1999)

Raborg Jr., C. Louis, comp., The Society of the War of 1812 in Maryland (Essex, MD: Custom Printing, 2011)