08 Aug 1814Ghent, Belgium
Peace negotiations begin in Ghent and Great Britain offers initial peace terms.
09 Aug 1814Connecticut, US
British naval squadron bombards Stonington. Ends 12th August 1814.
09 Aug 1814Alabama, US
American and Creek nation sign Treaty of Fort Jackson, ending the Creek War.
11 Aug 1814Maryland, US
British bombard and land assault at St. Michaels.
12 Aug 1814Lake Erie/ Niagara River
USS Somers & USS Ohio captured.
13 Aug 1814Upper Canada
American garrison repulses three-pronged British assault on Fort Erie.
14 Aug 1814Lake Huron
HMS Nancy destroyed. Crew escapes.
24 Aug 1814Mar
Matthew is among the Canadian Militia hard on the routed American heels. Matthew takes part in burning the White House along with many government and military buildings late into the night.