Lowell Lecture

Lowell Bicentennial Lecture Series - "The Navy Fights the War of 1812:Documents from a Sailor's Collection"

Date & Time

Nov. 20, 2013


USS Constitution Museum
Building 22
Charleston Navy Yard Charlestown, MA 02129
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Vice Admiral George W. Emery, USN (Ret.)

Presenting Organization

USS Constitution Museum



Using examples from his new book, In their Own Words, Vice Admiral George W. Emery, USN (Ret.) will capture the myriad of emotions spurred by the War of 1812: patriotic fervor, anxiety, the immediacy of the moment, the joy of peace, and more. Whether encouraging peers, issuing orders to subordinates, lamenting a hero's death or reporting a glorious frigate action, these emotions spring from the stirring contemporary letters, newspapers, and broadsides of the War of 1812 in Admiral's Emery's collection. Reception to follow.