Related Program: Your Maryland The Battle of the Ice Mound By Lisa Morgan • Feb 15, 2018 Related Program: Your Maryland ShareTweetEmail During the War of 1812, Maryland militiamen, led by Joseph Stewart, captured the long boat belonging to the HMS Dauntless as it lay trapped in ice. ShareTweetEmail Related Content Mouse - Eubie Blake By Ric Cottom & Lisa Morgan • Feb 7, 2018 Before he made a name for himself in the vaudeville scene in New York, Eubie “Mouse” Blake got his start playing honkytonk music in the pool halls, saloons, and brothels of East Baltimore. The Explorer (Matthew Henson) By Ric Cottom & Lisa Morgan • Jan 31, 2018 After working together for 22 years, Matthew Henson and Robert E. Peary located the North Pole in April, 1909. History, however, would record only Peary's name as having made the discovery. "The Parthian Shot" By Ric Cottom & Lisa Morgan • Jan 25, 2018 Dashiell Hammett, born on Maryland's Eastern Shore in 1894, worked for the Pinkerton Detective Agency before turning to writing, creating such memorable characters as Sam Spade and The Thin Man.