An engraving of "The Taking of the City of Washington... by the British Forces Under Major General Ross on August 24, 1814." (National Archives)
An engraving of "The Taking of the City of Washington... by the British Forces Under Major General Ross on August 24, 1814." (National Archives) National Archives
An engraving of "The Taking of the City of Washington... by the British Forces Under Major General Ross on August 24, 1814." (National Archives) National Archives

Big guns brought out to mark 1814 ‘Burning of Washington’

April 18, 2014 7:14 PM