Re: Book: 1812 in the Chesapeake
I will let Ralph and Scott know that you are enjoying their work.
(In a shameless plug, I'm acknowledged as a contributor.)
1812 Royal Marines
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "westhouse03" <westhouse@...> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Currently enjoying the time between Christmas and New Years reading the new book 'The War of 1812 in the Chesapeake' by Ralph E. Eshelman, Scott S. Sheads and Donald R. Hickey. I ordered it before Christmas from Amazon (couldn't wait for Santa).
> Very nice hardcover book with over 400 glossy pages filled with tidbits of information, new maps and prints of historical interest not usually seen in other publications. Refreshing to see something beyond the pictures always copied from Lossing's Pictorial Field Books.
> I am reminded of Gilbert Collins work 'Guidebook to the Historic Sites of the War of 1812'. It is of a similar nature but relegated to one of the many theaters of operations.
> I am very impressed so far and this work will take a prominent place in my collection.
> Check it out at Amazon
> or at shelfari
> Dave Westhouse.