17 Jan 1815
Matthew brings news from the local newspaper, Thunderer, "Voice of Niagar declaring 'Peace!'"
07 Feb 1815Alabama, US
The Second Battle of Fort Bowyer. British forces capture the Fort. Ends 12th Febuary 1815.
08 Feb 1815North America
News of peace first arrives in North America.
16 Feb 1815
President Madison ratifies the Treaty of Ghent. The War of 1812 officially ends.
20 Feb 1815Off North Africa Coast
USS Constitution captures HMS Cyane & Levant.
01 Mar 1815Quebec
General Prevost is officially notified of Peace at Quebec.
01 Mar 1815Europe
Napoleon escapes from Elba and lands in France.
16 Apr 1815
As they adjust to peace, Eliza brings Aurora's War of 1812 journal to a close, observing the changes war has had on their family. She watches Matthew, Rebecca, Flora & Dahlia play in a grassy area of the garden. Ellen cradles her 4-month-old baby as she watches the twins play and Aaron adeptly chops wood one-handedly.