Sketch of Craney Island

This detail from a recently discovered period map found in the papers of Royal Navy Capt. Robert Barrie at Duke University offers a detailed look at the American defenses of Norfolk, Craney Island and the Elizabeth River during the War of 1812.

( Courtesy of the Sir Robert Barrie Papers, Rubenstein Library, Duke University / June 13, 2013 )

This detail from a recently discovered period map found in the papers of Royal Navy Capt. Robert Barrie at Duke University offers a detailed look at the American defenses of Norfolk, Craney Island and the Elizabeth River during the War of 1812.

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