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The Conflict upon this Battle Field

War of 1812

 
 
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By Don Morfe, December 18, 2014
1. The Conflict upon the Battle Field Marker
Inscription. The conflict upon the Battle Field on September 12, which was followed on the 13 and 14 by the unsuccessful bombardment of Fort McHenry by the British Fleet under Admiral Sir Alexander Cochrane, Commander-in-Chief of all the invading forces was the last battle upon American Soil before peace was secured by the Treaty of Ghent December 14, 1814. "This Battle Acre was presented to the State of Maryland" by Dr. Jacob Houck in 1839. The Acre was enclosed and this memorial cannon erected by the National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Commission September 12,1914
 
Erected 1914 by The National Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 39° 16.65′ N, 76° 29.1′ W. Marker is in Dundalk, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is on North Point Road. Touch for map. This marker is located in Battle Acre Park. Marker is in this post office area: Dundalk MD 21222, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. At Patapsco Neck (here, next to this marker); Defenders Honored (here, next to this marker); Battle of North Point (a few steps from this marker); Battle Acre (within shouting distance
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By Don Morfe, December 18, 2014
2. The Conflict upon the Battle Field Marker
of this marker); Proud of Our Stand (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); To Honor the Heroes (about 500 feet away); Hitting Home (about 700 feet away); Squeeze Tactic (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dundalk.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
The Conflict upon the Battle Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, December 18, 2014
3. The Conflict upon the Battle Field Marker
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By Allen C. Browne, December 21, 2014
4. The Conflict upon this Battle Field Marker
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By Allen C. Browne, December 21, 2014
5. The Conflict upon this Battle Field Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 19, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 70 times this year. Last updated on December 25, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 19, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   4, 5. submitted on December 25, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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