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Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial CommissionMore than 700,000 people every year visit Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, the site that inspired our national anthem. In this series, WYPR tells stories of the War of 1812: the people, the places, and the song.This series has been funded in part with State Funds from the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission, an instrumentality of the State of Maryland. However, the contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission.

"The Chausseur"

Chasseur capturing HMS St Lawrence, by Adam Weingartner
Chasseur capturing HMS St Lawrence, by Adam Weingartner

Privateer Thomas Boyle captains the The Chausseur, the clipper that would eventually become The Pride of Baltimore.

Chasseur capturing HMS St Lawrence, by Adam Weingartner
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Chasseur capturing HMS St Lawrence, by Adam Weingartner

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