KeywordIndians of North America
Prisoners of war
War of 1812
Battle of Lundy's Lane
United States - History
War of 1812- Domestic Life
Battle of Chippawa
Chauncey, Isaac., Commodore (1779-1840)
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AbstractA semi-weekly paper that was published from 1801 to 1817. It was previously called the Independent chronicle and the universal advertiser, and was later the Independent chronicle and Boston patriot (Semiweekly). Publishers were Abijah Adams and Ebenezer Rhoades.
Contains an account of the Battle of Bridgewater (Lundy’s Lane) from the Buffalo Gazette Extra, 29 July 1814. Some other details about the battle and the losses sustained can be found on page 2 under the heading “Further Particulars, relative to General Brown’s late battle”. Also contains a detailed account of the battle in a letter written by Dr. E.L. Allen of the 21st Regiment, dated at Buffalo, 26 July 1814. A brief article after this contains the number of British killed, wounded and missing in the Battle of Chippawa, taken from Montreal papers.
Page 1: notice from the U.S. War Department seeking proposals for the supply of rations to troops; account of the battle of Bridgewater; list of important military figures wounded in the battle; news of prisoner exchange; Americans and the British negotiate and new prisoner exchange convention;
Page 2: report of more British troops sailing to North America; report of some Indian tribes signing a treaty to fight against the British; report of battle near Detroit; report of militia moving from Fredricksburg, Virginia to Baltimore, Maryland; report of troop numbers and casualties in the battle of Bridgewater; report that Commodore Chauncey has recovered from his illness; news of American Naval forces sailing from Sackett's Harbor; Indian tribes sign peace treaty with U.S.; news of U.S. relations with Indians in the southern U.S.; account of battle of Bridgewater and list of casualties; report of the number of men killed and wounded on both sides in the battle of Chippewa;