Eshelman offers context, directions, maps and other pertinent details for those with a taste for exploring sites related to the war.(Richmond Times-Dispatch)
An exceptional companion volume to the previous book that allows readers an unrivaled view or all the battles and campaigns... If you like your history both immediate and personal, this is the book for you!(Blaine Taylor Sea Classics)
A Travel Guide to the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake is a first-rate tool for those exploring the Chesapeake Theater.(Command Sergeant Major James H. Clifford, USA-Ret. On Point)
Ralph E. Eshelman is a cultural resource management consultant and historian who served as historian for the National Park Service's Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail study. He is coauthor of The War of 1812 in the Chesapeake: A Reference Guide to Historic Sites in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia, also published by Johns Hopkins.