Articles from February, 2013

News of the US: Week Four of February 1813

February 22:  From Hartford — “The defeat of Gen. Winchester, which is confirmed, adds one more item to the account of disaster and disgrace, which so emphatically characterises this fatal war.  Another detachment of troops is annihilated; and as far …

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For the Clarion, Part Two

February 16, 2013

Journal of a Voyage from Nashville to New Orleans from the Nashville Clarion, February 16, 1813 Monday, Jan. 11th —  At nine in the morning Gen. Jackson arrived at Robertson’s landing:  went on shore a few minutes, an having ordered the …

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News of the US: Week Three of February 1813

February 15:  From New York — “De Witt Clinton, Esq. is reappointed Mayor of New-York, by the Council of Appointments, a majority of whom are federal.  We understand Mr. Clinton’s discharge of the duties of this important and lucrative office …

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For the Clarion, Part One

February 9, 2013

Journal of a Voyage from Nashville, Ten. to New Orleans in the winter of the year 1813 by the Tennessee Volunteers under the command of General Jackson The journal that follows, unsigned, but charged by others to the pen of Col. Thomas …

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News of the US: Week Two of February 1813

February 8:  From Captain Benjamin Forsyth, at Ogdensburgh, of the exercise on February 6 — “The troops behaved extremely well, in obeying orders, pressing forward with undaunted courage, treating the prisoners with great hospitality, and in paying true respect to …

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