Monday, February 18, 2013

War of 1812

Eight months on

Walking with Joseph
4 March 1813  Russians enter Berlin
Napoleon planning his 1813 campaigns and raising his Army
Joseph still in winter quarters

Walking with Andrew
6 Feb 1813  Forsyth raids Elizabethtown [Brockville]
16 Feb 1813 104th Regiment starts its march to Kingston via Quebec City
Web sites   and   for re-enactments etc
22 Feb 1813  Macdonell retaliates and drives the American defenders from Ogdensburg
 for the remainder of the war

Americans also duplicate the march of the 104th with with Col Z. M. Pike leading 600 men
to Sackets Harbour from Plattsburg area.

Ref;  Pierre Burton's "Flames Across the Border, 1813-1814"  pages 15-33 [includes a map]
 for a preview  of the situation prior to the start of engagements in 1813