Pittsylvania County and the War of 1812 (eBook)

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RuralPittsylvania County and Danville, Virginia, remained far from the fields of conflict during the War of 1812. Yetits sons served valiantly along the Canadian frontier and in the defense ofRichmond, Norfolk and Baltimore as British forces plundered villages up anddown the Chesapeake Bay. General Andrew Jackson’s wife, Rachel, a countynative, celebrated the victory at the Battle of New Orleans with him. Thehomefront endured economic tribulations yet stood faithfully by its soldiers.Author and historian Larry G. Aaron reveals how Pittsylvania County served,suffered and sacrificed during the nation’s second war of independence.

RuralPittsylvania County and Danville, Virginia, remained far from the fields of conflict during the War of 1812. Yetits sons served valiantly along the Canadian frontier and in the defense ofRichmond, Norfolk and Baltimore as British forces plundered villages up anddown the Chesapeake Bay. General Andrew Jackson’s wife, Rachel, a countynative, celebrated the victory at the Battle of New Orleans with him. Thehomefront endured economic tribulations yet stood faithfully by its soldiers.Author and historian Larry G. Aaron reveals how Pittsylvania County served,suffered and sacrificed during the nation’s second war of independence.


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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: The History Press
  • ISBN-10: 1625852754
  • ISBN-13: 9781625852755

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