Articles from May, 2014

TAKING OSWEGO: FOUR ACCOUNTS

May 16, 2014

I.  THE FACTUAL ACCOUNT –Commercial Advertiser, May 13, 1814–“Latest from Oswego–By a gentleman, who arrived this morning in the Steam Boat, we learn, that the British have evacuated Oswego, taking with them a large quantity of provisions and munitions of …

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From The War, June 21, 1814

May 11, 2014

From The War, June 21, 1814 Not all naval battles  of the War of 1812 involved large frigates.  There were many battles fought by coasting vessels, among which, the following was considered, a BRILLIANT AFFAIR. Capt. Allen, of the schr. …

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News of the US: May 1814

May 1:  From Sackett’s Harbor from Commodore Chauncy —  “I am happy to have it in my power to inform you that the United States ship ‘Superior,’ was launched this morning, without accident.   . . .  This ship has been …

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