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Edward Baines: United States of America, Exhibiting the Seat of War on the Canadian Frontier from 1812 - 1815

Map: USA9137
 
Cartographer: Edward Baines
Title: United States of America, Exhibiting the Seat of War on the Canadian Frontier from 1812 - 1815
Date: 1816
Published: Leeds
Width: 14 inches / 36 cm
Height: 11 inches / 28 cm
Map ref: USA9137
Description:
Map of theUnited States and Canada published to illustrate the theater of the war of1812 between the USA and Britain. The inset on the lower right shows the straits betweenLakes Erie and Ontario.

The inset concentrates on the Great Lakes as these became key battlegrounds in the War, with initial American attempts to invade and annex Canada repulsed by the British while later, British attemtps to invade American territory being repulsed, leading to a stalemate.[USA9137]