Four Marines Firing Box Set, U.S. Marine Corps, 1814--four figures--RETIRED--LAST ONE!!
Item Number: 1812M-02N
THE WAR OF 1812
U.S.Marine Corps, 1814
Four Marines Firing Box Set
This period was full of activity for the Marines, starting with the fights with the Barbary corsairs, and continuing throughout the War of 1812. The Marines were to take part in virtually every action at sea, on the Great Lakes, and also in many engagements on land. A section of the line at New Orleans was held by the Marines at this battle. Therefore, they were extremely active despite the strength of the Corps only averaging about 1,000 officers and men.