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Carnes, W. (fl.1815) Massacre of the American Prisoners of War at Dartmoor Prison...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06953 Author/Creator: Carnes, W. (fl.1815) Place Written: Salem, Massachusetts Type: Print Date: 1815/04/16 Pagination: 1 print ; 33.2 x 27.4 cm

Summary of Content: Diagram in perspective. War of 1812 depiction of the Somersetshire Militia attack upon American P.O.W.'s on April 6, 1815. Engraving with handcoloring added to the uniforms of the Americans and British. Artist W. Carnes; Engraved by G.G. Smith

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: War of 1812Military HistoryPrisoner of WarGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsMassacreAtrocity

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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