The U.S. Trea­sury build­ing next

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Next, th­ese 19th cen­tury Goths moved to the US Trea­sury Build­ing, but were dis­ap­pointed to learn that the money had al­ready been moved.

It, too, was then set on fire.

In Lt. Gleig’s ac­count, he in­cluded as part of the over­all de­struc­tion, “Bar­racks for 2-3,000 men…some hun­dreds of can­non of dif­fer­ent de­scrip­tions, and nearly 20,000 stand of small arms,” that could’ve been well used up and down the Ch­e­sa­peake Bay against the Bri­tish dur­ing the pre­vi­ous two cam­paign sea­sons.

There were also, “Sev­eral gun brigs, two or three pub­lic rope works, and armed schooners with a va­ri­ety of gun­boats and small craft,” the Bri­tish Army chaplain added. for­tu­nately put out the rag­ing fires around day­break, com­plete with dra­matic light­ning flashes and thun­der­claps.

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