TITLE

Swamp ambush in East Florida

AUTHOR(S)
Alexander, Joseph H.
PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
Military History;Mar98, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the `Patriots' War' in Spanish East Florida during 1812-13 which was an early example of a military disaster caused by a secret, flawed political policy. Steps taken by United States President James Madison to legitimize covert operations in East Florida; Events that took place which sealed the fate of the East Florida expedition; Lesson that can be derived from the Florida fiasco. INSET: The U.S. Marine Corps in 1812.
ACCESSION #
194737

 

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