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Brilliant victory, obtained by Commodore Decatur, of the "United States," frigate, over the British frigate "Macedonian," commanded by Capt. Carden, which battle was decided in 17 minutes : Hark how the church bell's thundering harmony stuns the glad ear! ...

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Date

1812

Place of Publication

Boston.

Publisher

Coverly, Nathaniel, 1775?-1824, printer.

Subjects

Decatur, Stephen, 1779-1820
United States History War of 1812
John Bull (Symbolic character)
United States (Frigate)
Naval battles
Ships

First Line

Columbia's streamers sweep the main.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 293167
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm81466662
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191477824
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=293167
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Physical Dimensions

29 x 22 cm.

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“Brilliant victory, obtained by Commodore Decatur, of the "United States," frigate, over the British frigate "Macedonian," commanded by Capt. Carden, which battle was decided in 17 minutes : Hark how the church bell's thundering harmony stuns the glad ear! ...,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed February 27, 2024, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/273.