The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 27, 1813

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p.3 An Express was received at Kingston on the 20th inst. announcing that a Brigade of Batteaux, loaded with Provisions, under the convoy of a Gunboat of the second class, had been surprised and captured at day break, by a party of the enemy, who had crossed the river with two armed sloops.

Three Gunboats were immediately dispatched from Kingston under the command of Lieut. Scott, Royal Navy, with the view of intercepting the enemy... (a long account of the enemy retreating into Goose Creek and a skirmish there.)

p.4 Died - Capt. Henry Milne, wounded while attempting "to recover a Gunboat and several Batteaux which had been surprised by the enemy and carried several miles up into a Creek on the south side of the St. Lawrence, below Gananoqui..."

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Kingston Gazette (Kingston, ON), July 27, 1813