01 Jun 1812Baltimore, US
Baltimore citizens riot against anti-war Federalists. Ends 1st September 1812.
04 Jun 1812
War bill passed by House of Representatives
18 Jun 1812
President Madison signs US Declaration of War against Great Britain.
23 Jun 1812North Atlantic
USS President pursues HMS Belvidera, which escapes with news to Halifax that war is declared.
23 Jun 1812
British government repeals the Orders-in-Council, sends immediate notice by ship to ambassador in Washington.
24 Jun 1812
Napoleon, commanding the Grand Armée, invades Russia to compel Emperor Alexander I to remain in the Continental System
25 Jun 1812
Aaron, Matthew and Pierre leave for War.
07 Jul 1812
Aaron writes to Eliza, mentioning General Brock and their life at the Militia camp.