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Articles by Tim Cooper:

In 1814, during the war of 1812, American privateer captain Thomas Boyle launched a blockade of the British Isles. He did it without the support…

On September 12, 1814, HMS Erebus sailed up the Patapsco river toward Baltimore. The British Royal Navy had been roaming free throughout Chesapeake Bay for…

In October of 1740, Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, died. Charles had spent most of his life at war, first over the succession to the…

Usually when we think of battles that are turning points of war, we think of close contests, hard-fought by dedicated and honorable men who take…

In 200 feet of water off the north coast of France, near the port of Cherbourg, lies a Confederate warship which never saw a Confederate…