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Two centuries later, Battle of Caulk’s Field brought to light
BaltimoreSun.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 06:00:00 EDT
War of 1812 battle took place on Eastern Shore, where corn now grows— The Battle of Caulk's Field, the engagement at which the local soldiers of the Kent County militia stood up to the highly trained British Royal Navy and Marines, unfolded in the darkness of the early morning of Aug. 31, 1814. The only light came from the moon and the flashes of the troops' muskets.