British “Return of Killed and Wounded in action with the Enemy, near Baltimore, on the 12th of September 1814.”

During the two hour Battle of North Point the number of killed and wounded may be established correctly with the following report made by Assistant Adjutant General Major Henry Debbieg of the 44th Regiment (East Essex) Foot under Lt. Colonel Arthur Brooke who assumed command of the land forces following the death of Maj. General Robert Ross.

Killed

Major General Robert Ross…1

Royal Marine Artillery…1

4th Regiment (King’s Own) , 1st Battalion…1

21st Regiment (Royal Scots Fusileers), 1st Battalion.….11

44th Regiment, 1st Battalion (East Essex)…11

85th Light Infantry, 1st Battalion…3

Royal Marines, 2nd Battalion…4

Royal Marines, 3rd Battalion…2

Royal Marines detached from ships attached to 2nd Battalion…2

Detachment of Royal Marines under Captain Robyns…2

Wounded

Royal Artillery…..6

Royal Marine Artillery…3

4th Regiment (King’s Own) , 1st Battalion…13

21st Regiment (Royal Scots Fusileers), 1st Battalion.…81.

44th Regiment (East Essex), 1st Battalion…88

85th Light Infantry, 1st Battalion….29

Royal Marines, 2nd Battalion..10

Royal Marines, 3rd Battalion…11

Royal Marines detached from ships attached to 2nd Battalion…1

Detachment of Royal Marines under Captain Robyns…10

Total Killed…38

Total Wounded..252

Officers Killed…2

Officers Wounded..11

Source:“Return of the Killed and Wounded in Action with the Enemy, near Baltimore, on the 12th of September 1814,” by Assistant Adjutant General Major Henry Debbieg of the 44th Regiment (East Essex) Foot. Printed in the Baltimore Patriot, November 30, 1814

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