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British column led by Major General Robert Ross (White House History 35)

British column led by Major General Robert Ross (White House History 35)

Date of Work
c. 1876
Medium
Photo of a wood engraving
Credit
Library of Congress

British column led by Major General Robert Ross (White House History 35)

The British column was led by Major General Robert Ross from Benedict, Maryland, into the City of Washington where they would burn the Capitol, the White House, and other public buildings.

Capture and burning of Washington by the British, in 1814.

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