The Navy’s Role in the War of 1812: A Dual Book Talk
Speakers: George Daughan and George Emery
Authors and friends George Daughan (1812: The Navy’s War) and George Emery (In Their Own Words: The Navy Fights the War of 1812) discuss their recent publications in the context of the Battle of the HMS Boxer and USS Enterprise. Both books will be on sale in the MHS museum store, and a book signing will follow the talk. This event kicks off a week of programming related to the 200th anniversary of the battle off Pemaquid Point during the War of 1812.
Daughan is also the author of If By Sea. He holds a Ph.D. in American History and Government from Harvard University, was a professor at Connecticut College, and taught at the Air Force Academy. Sanford, Maine, native Emery is a retired Vice Admiral with the US Navy. Prior to retirement, he was appointed 24th Commander of the Submarine Force US Atlantic Fleet, and Commander of the Submarine Allied Command Atlantic by President Clinton in August 1993.