The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Attack on Oswego
Publication:
Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), July 7, 1813


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Attack on Oswego

On the 19th June an attempt was made by the British to effect a landing at Oswego. Capt. Woolsey, with the Growler and Lady of the Lake, having a short time previous arrived there for the purpose of taking the military stores at that place to Sacket's harbor, was enabled effectually to resist the attempt and compel the enemy to abandoned the enterprise.

The valuable prize taken by the Lake of the Lake was commanded by a Lieut. and 20 men, who surrendered without firing a gun.


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Newspaper
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Date of Original:
July 7, 1813
Local identifier:
GLN.750
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Richard Palmer
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Attack on Oswego