• The Weekly Messenger, Vol.2 No.39- July 16, 1813

      2011-12-16
      Contains an account of the Battle of Beaver Dams by Gen. Dearborn in a letter to the Secretary of War, dated at Fort George, 25 June 1813. Also contains an account of the Battle of Stony Creek in a letter by an Officer in the United States Army, dated 22 June 1813. Also includes a commentary on the Battle of Beaver Dams originally published in the Albany Argus. It is stated that “The surrender of our troops at Beaver Dam, if our accounts can be relied on, turns out to be one of the most disgraceful transactions for our army that has been recorded since the opening of the campaign”.