The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Counter-marching
Publication:
Geneva Gazette (Geneva, NY), Wed., April 27, 1814


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Counter-marching. - The 3d Regiment of United States' Artillery under Col. Mitchell, and Capt. Harris' troop of Lt. Dragoons, which a short time since passed through this village for Niagara, have once more faced to the "right-about," and are now marching (we understand) to Sackets Harbor, for its defense. Maj. Gen. Brown has also passed this for the Harbor.

Accounts from Sackets Harbor, represent the alarm at that place to be very serious in consequence of the naval superiority of the enemy on the Lake, and the small force at the Harbor for its protection.

The cannon, cables, & c. for the new ships on Lake Ontario, are now on their way from Albany to Sackets Harbor, but it is said to be altogether impracticable to proceed with the cannon beyond Utica, until the roads become settled.


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Date of Original:
Wed., April 27, 1814
Local identifier:
GLN.3884
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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Counter-marching