Event Summary

Peace of Ghent ends War of 1812

Date

December 24, 1814

Description

Peace of Ghent ends War of 1812--Peace treaty signed in Ghent between US and Britain, though news does not reach New York until February 1, 1815

Timeline 1

The Revolutionary Atlantic, 1750-1815

Timeline 2

American Navy and Naval Warfare, 1775-1865

Record ID

Record ID: 418