The War of 1812: Congress and the Capitol in 1814

Capitol 1814

Follow events in Congress and the Capitol in 1814 as they related to the War of 1812 in a new feature on this website. Beginning with events in January 1814, we will follow the course of the war through its critical final year, culminating in both the burning of Washington, D.C. by British troops in August and the negotiation of a peace treaty at Ghent, Belgium in December. Check out these events in January 1814.

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