Month: May 2017

Episode 002

The Perez Drinkwater Letters

Perez Drinkwater was an American POW in England. We'll examine three of the letters written during his captivity.

Episode 101

Intro to the First Seminole War

Our intro to the First Seminole War which has Andrew Jackson invading Spanish owned Florida chasing runaway slaves.

Episode 001

Journal Entries – War of 1812

The first Letters From War episode kicks off with journal entries from young men and women living in America during the War of 1812, including one of the daughters of General Prevost: Anne Prevost.

Episode 100

The USS Constitution

As the oldest ship in the American Navy, the USS Constitution deserves a special place in military history. She's seen duty from the Barbary Wars to the Civil War, and she's still around today. For our 100th episode, we'll take a look at her history.

Episode 099

Treaty of Ghent & The Battle of New Orleans

The Treaty of Ghent ended the war in December of 1814, however the last major battle of the war didn't occur until January 8 of 1815 in New Orleans with American forces under command of Andrew Jackson

Episode 098

The Battle of Lake Champlain

In one of our most requested episodes we see a pivotal victory for the Americans via a naval battle on Lake Champlain and the nearby town of Plattsburgh