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The Dawn's Early Light

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In the summer of 1814, enemy naval and ground forces made a coordinated assault on Washington, DC, capital of the new republic, and then set their sights on Baltimore, home port to some of the most rapacious American privateers on the high seas. In "The Dawn's Early Light", Walter Lord captures these events during the War of 1812. A native Baltimorean, Lord wrote with great force and feeling of the subsequent defense of Fort McHenry, the circumstances of Francis Scott Key's writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner," and the ...

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The Dawn's Early Light
2012, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9781421405476

Trade paperback

The Dawn's Early Light
1994, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801848643

Revised edition

Trade paperback

The Dawn's Early Light
1972, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393054521

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The dawn's early light
1972, Hamilton, London

ISBN-13: 9780241020951

Hardcover

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