The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., June 30, 1813


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Maj. Gen. Lewis and Suite arrived in this village on Thursday last, and left it again on Saturday for Sacket's Harbor.

Col. Backus, of the U.S. Light Dragoons, who was wounded in the attack on Sacket's Harbor, died on the 13th ult. he was a brave and meritorious officer.

On the 4th inst. the British fleet anchored off the mouth of Genesee River, and sent in a force which carried off between 6 & 700 barrels of pork, flour, &c.;, &c.; - took several boats loaded with public property on their way to Niagara - committed some other deprepadations and retired.


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Date of Original:
Wed., June 30, 1813
Local identifier:
GLN.3528
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.2584 Longitude: -77.60222
Donor:
Richard Palmer
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., June 30, 1813