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Summer 2012 VOLUME 10/ NUMBER 3

IN THIS ISSUE:

Summer 2012 Issue

Our Own Star Spangled Banner
Blue Lights and Rockets’ Red Glare
Fending off the British
The Infamous Convention
The War We Hated
Features
14 “The Rockets’ Red Glare”
A photo essay about Conecticut in the War of 1812.
By Fred Calabretta and Edward Baker
20 Attack on Stonington [Click here to read]
Scrappy citizens beat back the British.
By Nancy Steenburg
26 The “Notorious” Hartford Convention [Click here to read]
Why, oh, why did they convene.
By Matthew Warshauer
32 The British Raid on Essex [Click here to read]
A dark moment in a river town’s history.
By Jerry Roberts
36 Fame and Infamy for the Hulls of Derby CLICK HERE TO READ ARTICLE
An uncle fails on land, his nephew triumphs at sea.
By Carolyn Ivanoff
Contents
pg 9 Hog River Journal
pg 10 Letters, etc
pg 13 From the State Historian: The War Connecticut Hated. By Walter W. Woodward CLICK Here to Read
pg 14 “The Rockets’ Red Glare”: Connecticut and the War of 1812. By Fred Calabretta & Edward Baker
pg 20 Attack on Stonington. By Nancy Steenburg [Click here to read]
pg 26
The “Notorious” Hartford Convention. By Matthew Warshauer [Click here to read]
pg 32 The British Raid on Essex. By Jerry Roberts [Click here to read]
pg 34
Fame and Infamy for the Hulls of Derby. By Carolyn Ivanoff [Click here to read]
pg 40 Site Lines: The Mysterious Blue Lights. By Steven Slosberg [Click here to read]
Fort Decatur. By Daniel Forrest [Click here to read]
pg 44 re: Collections: The Stonington Battle Flag. By Susan J. Jerome [Click here to read]
pg 49 There’s a Map for That!
pg 50 From the Desk of Stuart Parnes
pg 53 Spotlight: Events & News from Partner Organizations.
pg 57 Afterword
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