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The American Constitution Frigate's Engagement with the British Frigate Guerriere

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Title:
The American Constitution Frigate's Engagement with the British Frigate Guerriere
Description:
A broadside titled "The American Frigate's Engagement with the British Frigate Guerriere, Which after an Action of 25 Minutes, Surrendered, and being completely Shattered, was blown up, it being impossible to get her into port." Following is an eight-stanza poem about USS Constitution's victory over HMS Guerriere. The poem is to the tune of "Yankee Doodle Dandy."
Date:
1812
Format:
Ephemera
Genre:
Broadsides
Songs
Location:
USS Constitution Museum
Collection (local):
USS Constitution Museum Broadsides Collection
Subjects:
Campaigns & battles
Sailing ships
United States--History--War of 1812
Constitution (Frigate)
Guerriere (Frigate)
Extent:
1 leaf (2 p.) ; 12 x 8 1/2 in.
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Notes (date):
Date from accompanying materials.
Notes:
Title from item.
Language:
English
Identifier:
904.1