One of the problems and underlying causes of the war was British impressments of former British subjects who became naturalized US citizens. This continued as an issue when the British were not going to return former British citizens captured in the war.
These were real people – and their names are clearly spelled out in early documents. Here are pages of the names of American and British POWs that were being exchanged in 1813/1814.
This is a great genealogy resource – a good example of the strength of the detailed records found inGenealogyBank.
Military lists; pension records; land records; and more.GenealogyBank is packed with resources.
These detailed lists were easy to find in the 692 pages of this report – just type in the name – click and it takes you right to these pages.
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