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Local author Christopher T. George spoke to the Annapolis Chapter meeting of the Maryland Writers’ Association on May 15, 2013 on his life and successes as a writer, particularly his book Terror on the Chesapeake: The War of 1812 on the Bay. His talk was at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis, MD.

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About the author:
Christopher T. George was born in Liverpool, England in 1948. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland, near Johns Hopkins University with his wife Donna. Chris is the editor of the Journal of the War of 1812 and a co-editor of Loch Raven Review, an on-line quarterly literary magazine ( He is featured in the History Channel’s “First Invasion: The War of 1812.” He is working with Dr. John McCavitt on a biography of Major General Robert Ross. See the website The Man Who Captured Washington – General Robert Ross ( He is historian for the Havre de Grace Bicentennial project and is an advisor to both the Maryland and Baltimore County Bicentennial projects. He regularly gives talks on the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake Bay region. Chris tweets at hashtag @cthompsongeorge

This video captures most of the talk. I'm sorry but there were some technical problems, so the last 10-15 minutes or so was not captured. Video and editing by me.


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