1814 in the United States

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Events from the year 1814 in the United States.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal Government[edit]

Events[edit]

August 24: British troops burn Washington, D.C.
September 13: Battle of Baltimore
December 24: Treaty of Ghent ends the War of 1812

January-June[edit]

July-December[edit]

Undated[edit]

Ongoing[edit]

Births[edit]

  • January 1 – William Bigler, United States Senator from Pennsylvania from 1856 till 1861. (died 1880)
  • February 9 – Samuel J. Tilden, 25th Governor of New York from 1875 till 1876 and 1876 Democratic presidential candidate (died 1886)
  • February 22 – Henry P. Baldwin, 15th Governor of Michigan from 1869 till 1873 and United States Senator from Michigan from 1879 till 1881. (died 1892)
  • April 29 – Homer V.M. Miller, United States Senator in Georgia from 1871. (died 1896)
  • June 11 – Henry Whitney Bellows, clergyman of the Unitarian Church (died 1882)
  • June 22 – James H. Lane United States Senator from Kansas from 1861 till 1866. (died 1866)
  • July 19 – Samuel Colt, inventor (died 1862)
  • July 22 – Robert Ward Johnson, United States Senator from Arkansas from 1862 till 1865. (died 1879)
  • August 5 – James Dixon, United States Senator from Connecticut from 1857 till 1869. (died 1873)
  • October 2 – John Elliott Ward, politician and diplomat (died 1902)
  • November 13 – Joseph Hooker, General in the Union Army during American Civil War (died 1879)
  • December 28 – Jeremiah Clemens, United States Senator from Alabama from 1849 till 1853. (died 1865)

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burke, James (1978). Connections. London: Macmillan. pp. 148–9. ISBN 0-333-24827-9. 
  2. ^ Muir, Diana. "Chapter 10". Reflections in Bullough's Pond: Economy and Ecosystem in New England. Lebanon, New Hampshire: University Press of New England. ISBN 978-0-87451-909-9. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Boston Mechanics of 1814. Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Second Series, Vol. 14, [Vol. 34 of continuous numbering] (1900–1901)
  • A. T. Mahan. The Negotiations at Ghent in 1814. The American Historical Review, Vol. 11, No. 1 (October, 1905), pp. 68–87
  • Alfred F. Hopkins. Volunteer Corps Hat of 1814. Military Affairs, Vol. 5, No. 4 (Winter, 1941), pp. 271–272
  • Earl S. Pomeroy. The Lebanon Blues in the Baltimore Campaign, 1814: Extracts from a Company Orderly Book. Military Affairs, Vol. 12, No. 3 (Autumn, 1948), pp. 168–174
  • Margaret Manigault, Bernerd C. Weber, Brooks Thompson. Letter from Mrs. Margaret Manigault to Mrs. Alice Izard, 1814. The South Carolina Historical Magazine, Vol. 54, No. 3 (July, 1953), pp. 156–158
  • Guillaume de Bertier de Sauvigny. The American Press and the Fall of Napoleon in 1814. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 98, No. 5 (October 15, 1954), pp. 337–376
  • John Cook Wyllie. "Observations Made during a Short Residence in Virginia": In a Letter from Thomas H. Palmer, May 30, 1814. The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, Vol. 76, No. 4 (October, 1968), pp. 387–414
  • Reginald Horsman. Nantucket's Peace Treaty with England in 1814. The New England Quarterly, Vol. 54, No. 2 (June, 1981), pp. 180–198
  • Richard M. Candee. Social Conflict and Urban Rebuilding: The Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Brick Act of 1814. Winterthur Portfolio, Vol. 32, No. 2/3 (Summer - Autumn, 1997), pp. 119–146

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