Writings from America's Second War of Independence
Hickey, ed. A comprehensive collection of eyewitness accounts, this extensively researched history examines the War of 1812, from the frontier battles in Canada, Michigan, and New York, to the naval engagements on the high seas and the Great Lakes. You get 140 letters, memoirs, editorials, journal entries, and other archival documents - drafted by such famous participants as Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, and Tecumseh - that help define America's second war of independence. 928 pages, 5"x 8", hardcover.