A Replay of 1776
Because the British didn’t take “no” for an answer, a young nation and the militia of Baltimore rally to send them home…again.
Only one generation (29 years) after the end of America’s Revolutionary War, the former colonies and Great Britain took up arms again. Troops mustered across Maryland, in nearby territories and at sea for what present-day Governor Martin O’Malley (and others) call “the second war of independence.”— Jean L. Cohen
“By Dawn’s Early Light” by Edward Percy Moran