Finding aid for the B. G. Beynon Journal


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Beynon, B. G.
Title: B. G. Beynon Journal
Dates: 1813-1814
Extent: 0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: B. G. Beynon was a lieutenant in the Royal Marines who served on board H.M.S. Menelaus during the War of 1812. Under the command of Sir Peter Parker, the Menelaus participated in the British expedition in Chesapeake Bay and up the Potomac and Patuxent rivers. Beynon and the Marines he commanded landed in Baltimore, where they had several encounters with enemy forces. The collection consists of a detailed day-by-day account of Beynon's experiences in the Chesapeake Bay area during the War of 1812.
MS Number MS 1236
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English