On January 6, Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry received a Congressional Gold Medal for his service at the Battle of Lake Erie. Make sure to sign up for our email newsletter to get more updates on Perry’s celebratory visit to Baltimore at the end of the January 1814.
14 – Very fine day & rather more mild – went to Town, retun’d to dinner with Jn. Moore. Mr. Vanwyck & S. Sterrett who return’d home before Sunsett Two Lambs last Night & two today
From the journal of Captain Henry Thompson, January 14, 1814. Courtesy the Friends of Clifton.