Burning of Washington, D.C.

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Illustration

Harrison W. Mark
by Paul M. Rapin de Thoyras
published on 05 June 2024
Burning of Washington, D.C. Download Full Size Image

British soldiers burn Washington, D.C., on 24 August 1814 during the War of 1812, setting fire to several buildings, including the White House and the US Capitol. Illustration is from The History of England, from the Earliest Periods, Vol. 1 by Paul M. Rapin de Thoyras, 1816.

Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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