American Prisoners of War


- War of 1812 -

Died in captivity at the British Internment Facility in Halifax



 
 
Name Rank
Ship / Regiment
Branch
Date of Death
         
Abbott, John private   US Army 04 Feb 1815 
Adams, Peter boatswain Chesapeake man of war 06 Jun 1813
Alexander, John seaman Romp merchant vessel 11 Oct 1814
Allen, John master Cossack privateer 17 Jan 1814
Allen, Thomas seaman Growler man of war 27 Jul 1814
Amos, James seaman Fernandez merchant vessel 08 Mar 1815 
Asher, Frederick private 14th Regiment US Army 07 Oct 1813
Baker, Andrew seaman Thomas privateer 28 Sep 1813
Banser, Perry seaman Ulysses ship of marque 13 Oct 1813
Barrington, John soldier 14th Infantry US Army 03 Sep 1813
Barton, Hiram seaman Ten Brothers merchant vessel 11 Nov 1814
Boggs, Simeon private   US Army 31 Dec 1814
Boss, Joseph prize master Rolla privateer 05 Sep 1814
Bowen, Pearce corporal   US Army 31 Jan 1815 
Brooks, Thomas seaman Vixen sloop of war 10 Mar 1815 
Brown, Wilson 1st mate Portsmouth Packet privateer 27 Jan 1814
Brown, John private   US Army 30 Mar 1815 
Brownwell, David private   US Army 10 Feb 1815 
Bryant, David seaman Rapid privateer 23 Nov 1812
Buchan, Benjamin seaman Nonsuch merchant vessel 10 May 1814
Caffey, Moses master Julia Simonds
 merchant vessel
31 Oct 1814
Canon, Daniel seaman Rattle Snake man of war 29 Nov 1814
Carleton, John seaman Chesapeake man of war 09 Oct 1813
Carswell, Samuel seaman Maria merchant vessel 21 Feb 1815 
Carter, Nathaniel private 6th Regiment US Army 30 Oct 1813
Cheever, James seaman Enterprize privateer 18 Jan 1814
Cleaver, Seth corporal 14th Regiment US Army 16 Oct 1813
Coale, Henry private   US Army 10 Jan 1816
Coleman, William seaman Montesella South Seasman 28 Sep 1814
Colley, William seaman Packet merchant vessel 28 Oct 1812
Combes, Daniel pilot Yankee privateer 31 Dec 1814
Corie, Giles seaman Chesapeake man of war 15 Jun 1813
Covele, Benjamin seaman US Sea Fencibles   01 Oct 1814
Cram, Nehemiah seaman Elizabeth merchant vessel 09 Feb 1815 
Crandall, Joshua private   US Army 27 Dec 1814
Crutchet, John seaman Chesapeake man of war 20 Jun 1813
David, Samuel seaman Wave merchant vessel 20 Dec 1814
Davis, George seaman Gossamer privateer 26 Feb 1812
Davis, Sheddick soldier 21st Regiment US Army 15 Sep 1813
Davis, John private 14th Regiment US Army 25 Dec 1813
Dawson, Christopher
landsman
Perseverance......
sloop...............
02 Mar 1815 
Dewelly, Lot seaman   privateer 22 Feb 1814
Dixon, William seaman Chesapeake man of war 13 Jun 1813
Dotey, Ambrose private   US Army 25 Jan 1815 
Domingo, William seaman
Polly....................
privateer 12 Nov 1813
Dowdey, Thomas seaman Perseverance
sloop...............
04 Oct 1814
Duffy, Samuel seaman Porcupine ship of marque 21 Oct 1813
Dunkin, William seaman Catherine privateer 08 Sep 1812
Edwards, Richard seaman Diana merchant vessel 25 Jan 1815 
Elliot, John seaman Julia Simonds merchant vessel 25 Nov 1814
Foley, Nathaniel seaman Porcupine ship of marque 23 Sep 1813
Foorman, Mark seaman Thomas ship of marque 14 Oct 1813
Forbes, Levi private 16th Regiment US Army 13 Jan 1814
Foster, Charles seaman Policy man of war 28 Oct 1814
Fountain, Francis seaman Charles privateer 07 Jan 1815 
Franklin, George private   US Army 31 Dec 1814
Fuller, John soldier 23rd Regiment US Army 05 Sep 1813
Fuller, William Oliver seaman Portsmouth Packet privateer 21 Nov 1813
Gaines, Samuel  seaman Guerriere privateer 09 Mar 1815
Gale, John G. private   US Army 11 Mar 1815 
Gooden, Enoch seaman Montgomery privateer 30 Oct 1813
Goodwin, Samuel seaman Curlew privateer 12 Oct 1812
Goodwin, William seaman Hope ?? privateer 11 Nov 1813
Goodwin, Anthony seaman Mary Ann merchant vessel 11 Oct 1814
Gray, John seaman   privateer 14 Jan 1814
Hall, James prize master Thomas privateer 14 Sep 1813
Hammond, Jesse seaman Nonsuch merchant vessel 03 May 1814
Hannah, John seaman Financier merchant vessel 07 Jan 1815
Harding, Samuel seaman Rambler   06 Jun 1814
Harris, Chester private   US Army 07 Jan 1816
Harris, Degrass seaman Invincible privateer 06 Jan 1816
Herring, John private 16th Regiment US Army 11 Jan 1814
Hicks, John seaman Sukey merchant vessel 07 Jan 1816
Higby, William seaman Revenge privateer 23 Apr 1814
Higgins, Seth seaman Three Sisters merchant vessel 28 Aug 1814
Hill, John seaman Ambition merchant vessel 31 Jan 1815 
Holmes, Joseph seaman Polly Ann merchant vessel 21 Oct 1814
Honeywell, Enoch private 23rd Regiment US Army 12 Oct 1813
Hooper, Thomas seaman Isabella merchant vessel 20 Nov 1814
Hopkins, James seaman Thomas ship of marque 14 Oct 1813
Horton, Cyrus private   US Army 26 Jan 1815 
Houster, Christopher seaman Chesapeake man of war 07 Jun 1813
Howard, Ralph private   US Army 10 Jan 1816
Hoyett, Joseph seaman Guerrlere privateer 16 Jan 1815
Hunt, Henry private   US Army  
Hunter, Joseph private 14th Infantry US Army 30 Aug 1813
Hutchinson, Elisha seaman Growler man of war 16 Nov 1814
Hutchinson, Saul private   US Army 17 Mar 1815 
Ishman, Henry private   US Army 12 Jan 1815
Jackson, Robert seaman George merchant vessel 29 Apr 1814
Jacobs, Samuel seaman Lizard privateer 10 Jul 1814
Johnson, John seaman Chesapeake man of war 12 Jun 1813
Johnson, William seaman General Plummer privateer 18 Oct 1813
Johnson, Isaac seaman Leander merchant vessel 08 Nov 1814
Johnson, David private   US Army 16 Feb 1815 
Jones, David passenger Voader  Portuguse brig. 03 Nov 1814
Keith, Robert seaman Roxanna merchant vessel 20 Jul 1813
Kempton, Daniel seaman Saratoga privateer 21 Nov 1814
Lacey, Stephen mate Hazard  merchant vessel 06 Sep 1814
Lancaster, William private   US Army 12 Jan 1816
Lane, Jesse soldier 18th Regiment US Army 18 Feb 1814
Lazeler, Benjamin soldier 23rd Regiment US Army 20 Sep 1813
Learned, Henry soldier   US Army 02 Feb 1814
Levin, Henry corporal 23rd Regiment US Army 27 Oct 1813
Lincoln, Hezekiah seaman Nancy fishing boat 29 Nov 1814
Long, Richard seaman Montesella South Seasman 24 Oct 1814
Look, George seaman Diomede privateer 29 Nov 1814
Lothrop, Dariah private   US Army 24 Dec 1814
Luckey, Samuel soldier 23rd Regiment US Army 13 Sep 1813
Ludlow, A. C.   Chesapeake man of war 13 Jun 1813
Mansel, Marcus seaman Chesapeake man of war 11 Jun 1813
March, William private 16th Regiment US Army 14 Jan 1814
Martin, Samuel seaman Rolla privateer 15 Dec 1814
Mason, --- private 6th Regiment US Army 24 Oct 1813
McCulloch, Robert seaman Vixen sloop of war 15 Aug 1814
McCullogh, Samuel private   US Army 01 Dec 1814
Mead, John seaman Bunker Hill privateer 14 Sep 1812
Messenger, William private   US Army 28 Dec 1814
Millbank, David private   US Army 06 Mar 1815 
Miller, Gattel private 14th Regiment US Army 18 Oct 1813
Moody, Thomas seaman Experiment merchant vessel 23 Feb 1815 
Moore, Millby seaman Jane merchant vessel 22 Jan 1815 
Morgan, Samuel landsman  
militia..............
27 Oct 1814
Morris, Charles seaman York Town privateer 25 Feb 1814
Morrison, William seaman Frolic merchant vessel 29 Aug 1814
Morrison, Moses private   US Army 13 Feb 1815 
Neill, Robert seaman gunboat # 2 man of war 12 Jun 1814
Nelson, John D. master Los Dos Ermanos merchant vessel 14 Feb 1815
Newell, James seaman Gossamer privateer 10 Aug 1812
Oiler, George soldier 14th Regiment US Army 15 Sep 1813
Oliver, Samuel seaman Ulysses ship of marque 20 May 1814
Overland, John soldier 2nd Regiment US Army 10 Sep 1813
Parsfield, Solomon private 22rd Regiment US Army 24 Oct 1813
Pascall, Ezekial private US Sea Fencibles   19 Sep 1814
Perkins, John master Friendship merchant vessel 15 Jan 1815 
Phelps, Henry private   US Army 26 Jan 1815
Phillips, Joseph private   US Army 04 Feb 1815 
Phipp, Matthew seaman Ulysses ship of marque 22 Oct 1813
Poor, John seaman Montgomery privateer 11 Oct 1813
Porter, John seaman Montgomery privateer 11 Oct 1813
Powers, William private   US Army 21 Dec 1814
Prince, James Hill master Enterprize privateer 25 Nov 1813
Proctor, Amos seaman Enterprize privateer 03 Oct 1813
Ramsey, Nathaniel citzen     01 Mar 1815 
Read, James soldier   US Army 28 Mar 1814
Reid, James private   US Army 20 Mar 1815
Riche, Aquila master Trindad  merchant vessel 08 Apr 1813
Robb, James private   US Army 24 Mar 1815 
Roberts, William soldier 14th Regiment US Army 28 Sep 1813
Roberts, James Clark marine     08 Dec 1813
Roberts, Charles seaman Hiram merchant vessel 27 Oct 1814
Robins, John seaman Montgomery privateer 17 Oct 1813
Robinson, Peter seaman George merchant vessel 19 Jan 1815
Rose, Henry private 16th Regiment US Army 14 Jan 1814
Ross, David private 1st Artillery US Army 17 Oct 1813
Schoolman, William solider 23rd Regiment US Army 14 Sep 1813
Scudder, Henry mate Enterprize merchant vessel 13 Nov 1814
Seamonse, George seaman Enterprize privateer 25 Nov 1813
Shishull, Sylvester seaman Flash merchant vessel 20 Feb 1815 
Sisly, John seaman Porcupine ship of marque 03 Oct 1813
Smith, Thomas gunner Chesapeake man of war 13 Jul 1813
Smith, Jacob solider 14th Regiment US Army 14 Sep 1813
Smith, John seaman Daedalus ship of marque 17 Jan 1815
Snully, Thomas private   US Army 03 Jun 1814
Somer, John seaman Thorn   02 Sep 1814
Spencer, Andrew soldier 21st Regiment US Army 05 Feb 1814
Spergen, Nathaniel private   US Army 20 Jan 1815 
Stanhope, Curtis soldier   US Army 26 May 1814
Stetis, Isaiah master Fair American merchant vessel 26 Feb 1815
Steven, Benjamin private   US Army 12 Feb 1815 
Stewart, Leonard seaman Frolic merchant vessel 28 Aug 1814
Strout, Thomas seaman Rattle Snake man of war 11 Aug 1814
Swain, John seaman James merchant vessel 12 Oct 1814
Swineston, John seaman Snap Dragon privateer 13 Nov 1814
Sylvanus, John seaman Policy
privateer...........
16 Feb 1815
Taylor, John seaman Adonis privateer 18 Dec 1814
Thirsty, Joel private 23rd Regiment US Army 30 Aug 1813
Thomas, Caleb seaman Flash merchant vessel 26 Jan 1815 
Thompson, William seaman Nancy merchant vessel 08 Feb 1815
Tinker, James seaman Eagle merchant vessel 12 Nov 1814
Todd, Samuel landsman     04 Jan 1816
Valiant, William soldier 14th Regiment US Army 26 Sep 1813
Vernon, James seaman Wasp privateer 16 Oct 1813
Wallace, Edward seaman
William & Swan....
merchant vessel 07 Jan 1815
Wallace, Able private   US Army 25 Jan 1815 
Walton, Henry seaman Enterprize privateer 18 Jun 1813
Webber, John seaman Ulysses ship of marque 28 Jan 1814
West, Jesse seaman Eliza merchant vessel 14 Jun 1813
White, Cornelius private   US Army 10 Feb 1815 
Wilcox, William seaman Julia sloop of war 27 Oct 1814
Wilkins, James private 6th Regiment US Army 01 Nov 1813
Williams, John seaman Vixen sloop of war 23 Jan 1815 
Woodman, Jeremiah private   US Army 20 Feb 1815 
Wright, John marine Chesapeake man of war 14 Jun 1813
Young, William soldier 1st Regiment US Army 26 Sep 1813
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Extracted from the records of the British Admiralty by Michele Hovey Raymond



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- Those that die in service to the United States should not be forgotten -





The War of 1812 Society in the State of Ohio has a two volume set of books with the names of all known
American prisoners of war
held at Halifax during the War of 1812

It is available for sale from Heritage Books.






Ohio Society War of 1812



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