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Milton in Santa Rosa County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The War Of 1812

1812 - 1815

— Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Plazza —

 
 
The War Of 1812 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, June 20, 2020
1. The War Of 1812 Marker
Inscription.  
June 12, 1812
America Declares War

April 27, 1813
York Captured

August 30, 1813
Creeks Attack Fort Mims

September 10, 1813
Battle Of Lake Erie

October 5, 1813
Battle Of Thames

March 27, 1814
Battle Of Horseshoe Bend

July 25, 1814
Battle Of Lundy’s Lane

August 24,1814
Washington Burned

September 11, 1814
Battle Of Lake Champlain

September 12, 1814
Battle of Baltimore

December 24, 1814
Treaty Of Ghent Signed

January 8, 1815
Battle of New Orleans


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U.S. Population
7,600,000

Commander In-Chief
James Madison

Total Service Members
286,000

Combat Deaths
2,260

Casualties
6,765

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A Force Proportioned To Its Freedom” James Madison

 
Erected by Santa Rosa County and the City Of Milton.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #04 James Madison series list.
 
Location. 30° 37.367′ N, 87° 2.118′ W. Marker is in Milton, Florida, in Santa Rosa County. Memorial can be reached from Willing Street, 0.1 miles west of Caroline Street. Marker located within the Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5191 Willing Street, Milton FL 32570, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The War of Independence (here, next to this marker); Wall of Tears (here, next to this marker); Mexican - American War (here, next to this marker); Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza (here, next to this marker); The Civil War (here, next to this marker); The Spanish – American War (a few steps from this marker); Freedom Of The Press (a few steps from this marker); Fallen, Not Forgotten (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milton.
 
The War Of 1812 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, June 20, 2020
2. The War Of 1812 Marker
Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, June 20, 2020
3. Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 115 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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