Re: "Battle of Bladensburg, 2000" at Riversdale Mansion
- --- In WarOf1812@egroups.com, james barnwell <barnlll@y...> wrote:
> Dave;Well Jim,
> Very Nice! But can our militia still out run the
> British Regulars?
> Jim barnwell
Our militia are not ready for Sydney, but the "Bladensburg
Races" had the Americans once more limping in ever so slightly ahead.
Dave W., 5MR
> --- Dave Welch <history.raker@j...> wrote:
> > See URL below for pix of the August 26th "Battle of
> > Bladensburg,
> > 2000" event, as the British advance on Washington
> > (Royal Marines,
> > 95th) as the dogged (well dog-day'ed anyway)
> > defenders consisting of
> > Ships Company (a la Barney's seamen), Fifth Maryland
> > Regiment, with
> > several of the McHenry Guard "in reserve"