As part of the Alexandria War of 1812 Bicentennial Commemoration, join author, Stuart Butler as he discusses his most recent book, which examines the organization of Virginia's militia and how they were able to defend the Old Dominion against the British army in the War of 1812.
Stuart L. Butler served as the assistant branch chief of the Military Archives Division, National Archives and Records Administration until 1999. Butler currently serves on the Citizens Advisory Council for the Virginia Bicentennial of the American War of 1812 Commission. He received his B.A. and M.A. in American history from Florida State University and Florida Atlantic University. Butler's works include: Guide to Virginia Militia Units in the War of 1812 (revised 2011), Real Patriots and Heroic Soldiers: General Joel Leftwich, and The Virginia Brigade in the War of 1812 (2008).
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