The Enemy Nearly All Round Us - Website about Annapolis and the War of 1812


This exhibit has been prepared by the Maryland State Archives, with the support of the State House Trust and the Maryland Department of General Services. Funding was provided by the Friends of the Maryland State Archives and a grant from StarSpangled 200, Inc. Special thanks to the families of Robert Gordon and Leander McCormick-Goodhart.

Thank you to the following institutions for loans of documents for display in this exhibit: The William L. Clements Library, University of Michigan; Western Reserve Historical Society; The Lost Towns Project of Anne Arundel County.

This publication has been financed in part with state funds from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, an instrumentality of the state of Maryland. However, the contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Maryland Heritage Authority.

Consulting Historians: Ralph Eshelman, Jane McWilliams, Scott Sheads Artist: Richard Schlecht Exhibit Design: HealyKohler Design Brochure Design: Michele Danoff, Graphics by Design Please visit the Archives' website for further information and images relating to Annapolis and the War of 1812. This website also includes extensive research on the fate of Marylanders who were imprisoned in Dartmoor Prison in England and on slaves who were settled by the British in Nova Scotia and other British colonies.