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Re: "Battle of Bladensburg, 2000" at Riversdale Mansion

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  • Dave Welch
    ... Well Jim, 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
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 26, 2000
      --- In WarOf1812@egroups.com, james barnwell <barnlll@y...> wrote:
      > Dave;
      > Very Nice! But can our militia still out run the
      > British Regulars?
      > Jim barnwell

      Well Jim,
      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"
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