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Collection Reference Number GLC00496.007
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1813 
Title William Bainbridge to William Jones containing a report of USS Constitution's battle with HMS Java
Date 13 January 1813
Author Bainbridge, William (1774-1833)  
Recipient Jones, William  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Written on board the homeward bound USS Constitution to Secretary of the Navy Jones regarding damages incurred during battle with the HMS Java as well as Bainbridge's own injuries. It was after this battle that the Constitution got the name "Old Ironsides."
Subjects USS Constitution (Old Ironsides)  Navy  Maritime  Global History and Civics  War of 1812  Battle  Injury or Wound  Military History  
People Bainbridge, William (1774-1833)  Jones, William (1760-1831)  
Theme War of 1812; Naval & Maritime
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859