The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Niles Weekly Register, June 25, 1814

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Sackets Harbor, June 10.
Sir, I have seen a letter published in your paper on the 7th instant, giving "further particulars of the affair of Sandy creek," which the included order of the commanding general correct. Captain Woolsey would not wear laurels won by and belonging to Major Appling and his gallant corps. There was no artillery engaged in this affair. Captain Woolsey was not in the action; he no doubt was engaged with his boats. The plan which succeeded was Major Appling's - he can plan as well as execute.

Respectfully, (in haste)
G.E. MITCHELL, Lt. Col. Art.

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June 25, 1814
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    Latitude: 43.94923 Longitude: -76.12076
Richard Palmer
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Niles Weekly Register, June 25, 1814