They Had Another Thing Coming….

Happy  200th  Anniversary 

of the Star Spangled Banner!

Following the Battle of North Point, British troops marched to Baltimore, an economic, shipbuilding hub that was the center of privateer activities against British shipping. The British, expecting to easily disperse the 250 man militia they had encountered at North Point, were shocked to encounter over 12,000 well-armed Americans  in prepared positions on the outskirts of Baltimore. 

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