12 Sep 1814Maryland, US
British win Battle of North Point, which opens their attack on Baltimore.
13 Sep 1814Maryland, US
British lay siege to Fort McHenry (Battle of Baltimore). "Star Spangled Banner" is inspired by British mortars and rockets. Ends 14th September 1814.
15 Sep 1814Upper Canada
Americans bombard entrenched British across the Chippawa river.
15 Sep 1814Alabama, US
British amphibious force, supported by a naval bombardment, are repelled at the First Battle of Fort Bowyer/Mobile Bay.
17 Sep 1814Upper Canada
Major American sortie from Fort Erie.
26 Sep 1814
Eliza writes of the Loxley's return home, escorted by British troops. Their home has been destroyed, the fields gone to ruin and the orchards all cut down. George, to everyone's pleasant surprise, takes command of the situation, organizing the rebuilding of their livelihood.
03 Oct 1814Vienna, Austria
Congress of Vienna opens unofficially.
16 Oct 1814
Loxley Home Halfway rebuilt