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dc.contributor.authorAdams, Anne
dc.descriptionWilliam Frederick Haile was born in Putney, Windham County, Vermont on November 4th, 1791. He was raised in Fairfield, Herkimer County, New York. At the age of 21 he entered the United States Army. He served in the War of 1812 as a lieutenant in the 11th United States Infantry. He was severely wounded in the Battle of Lundy’s Lane [not mentioned in this memoir]. After the war he settled in Plattsburgh, New York and became a lawyer. He was a judge from April 1837 to March of 1843. He was also the fifth collector of customs for the District of Champlain. He died on October 1861 at the age of 69. This document was written for the children of William Frederick Haile in January of 1859 [as noted on p.23]. The memoir ends in July of 1814 before the Battle of Lundy’s Lane. Haile’s memoir is laced with names of military personnel and he expresses his opinions freely.en_US
dc.description.abstractMemoir written by William Frederick Haile about his life, in particular, his experiences in the War of 1812.en_US
dc.subjectBrigadeer Zebulon Montgomery Pike -- War of 1812 -- Battle of Chippawa -- Battle of Crysler's Farm -- Sackett's Harbour -- William Frederick Haile -- General Jacob Brown -- Brigadier General Bloomfield -- Henry Dearborn -- Isaac Chauncey -- James Wilkinson -- General Winfield Scott -- Colonel John B. Campbellen_US
dc.titleSome Incidents and Circumstances Written by William F. Haile in the Course of his Life, 1859en_US

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