General Society of the War of 1812

The General Society of the War of 1812 was founded in 1854 as an organization of descendants who served during the War of 1812, in the army, navy, revenue-marine, or privateer service of the United States.

Currently the society focuses on the the collection and preservation of records relating to the War of 1812 as well as the preservation of memorials to patriots of that era in our national history.