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Niles Weekly Register, October 29, 1812 
TextNewspapers    Same report in: Baltimore, Niles Weekly Register, October 30, 1812 but the last sentence reads "The force now collected at Niagara amounts to 8000 men."       New York, The Columbian, October 31, 1812.       Lexington, Kentucky Gazette, November 10, 1812.       Same report in: Quebec LC,...
Niles Weekly Register, Aug. 15, 1812 
TextNewspapers    Sackett's Harbor is now in a respectable state of defence. The British have not made a second attempt upon it as was expected. The brig Oneida and a schooner mounting one 32 pounder and two sixes, will manned by volunteers, have sailed for the purpose of contesting the sovereignty of the lake. ...
Niles Weekly Register, Sept. 26, 1812 
TextNewspapers    New-York, Sept. 22 We understand that Isaac Chauncey is appointed to the rank of commodore, and will leave this city on Wednesday for the lakes, with 600 as hearty tars as ever floated, who have volunteered their services in defence of their country. ...
Dominion of the Lakes 
TextNewspapers  "Dominion of the Lakes," Niles Weekly Register, Oct. 14, 1812  Dominion of the Lakes - Government, it seems, are at length wide awake on this subject. Capt. Chauncey and about 700 brave tars, and about 150 marines have within a few weeks past proceeded through Schenectady on their way to Lakes Erie and Ontario. They were in high spirits and will no doubt...
Niles Weekly Register, Nov. 14, 1812 
TextNewspapers    At Sackett's Harbor, about the 1st inst. the naval force of the United States, armed and manned by gallant crews, was on the point of sailing to meet the enemy. Commodore Chauncey had hoisted his broad pendant on board the Oneida of 18 guns, Lieut. Woolsey, and his squadron consisted of one brig...
Alarm At The Mouth of the Genesee River 
TextNewspapers  "Alarm At The Mouth of the Genesee River," Niles Weekly Register, May 28, 1814, page 314  reprint of Ontario Messenger , Canandaigua, N.Y., May 17, 1814 Alarm At The Mouth of the Genesee River - On Thursday evening last, the British fleet was discovered standing towards Charlotte near the mouth of the Genesee River, where about 160 volunteers were stationed, with one piece of...
Alarm At The Mouth of the Genesee River 
TextNewspapers  "Alarm At The Mouth of the Genesee River," Niles Weekly Register, May 28, 1814, page 314  Reprinting of Ontario Messenger, (Canandaigua, N.Y.) May 17, 1814 Alarm At The Mouth of the Genesee River - On Thursday evening last, the British fleet was discovered standing towards Charlotte near the mouth of the Genesee River, where about 160 volunteers were stationed, with one piece of ...
Extract of a letter from brigadier-general Gaines to the secretary of war 
TextNewspapers  "Extract of a letter from brigadier-general Gaines to the secretary of war," Niles Weekly Register, Sat., June 18, 1814., page 265  Extract of a letter from brigadier-general Gaines to the secretary of war, dated Headquarters, Sackett's Harbor , May 31st, 1814 "I have the honor to transmit herewith major Appling's report of the gallant affair which took place yesterday morning between a detachment of the 1st rifle ...
Niles Weekly Register, Sat., June 18, 1814, page 267 
TextNewspapers  Niles Weekly Register, Sat., June 18, 1814, page 267page 267  The following (exclusive of a number of small vessels) is the force of the hostile ssquadrons on Lake Ontario , as stated in the Albany Argus : AMERICAN guns Superior 66 Pike 28 Madison 25 Jefferson 23 Jones 23 Sylph , brig 22 ...
Copy of a letter from M.T. Woolsey to Commodore Chauncey 
TextNewspapers  "Copy of a letter from M.T. Woolsey to Commodore Chauncey," Niles Weekly Register, Saturday, June 18, 1814, page 266  Copy of a letter from M.T. Woolsey to Commodore Chauncey Sir - I have already had the honor to inform you of the affair at Sandy Creek on the 30th ult. but for want of time at that juncture I had it not in my power to give you the particulars, and as most of my communications since ...
Niles Weekly Register, Sat., June 25, 1814, page 280 
TextNewspapers  Niles Weekly Register, Sat., June 25, 1814, page 280page 280  Sackets Harbor, June 10. Sir. I have seen a letter published in your paper of the 7th instant, giving "further particulars of the affair of Sandy creek," which the inclosed order of the commanding general will correct. Captain Woolsey would not wear laurels won by and belonging to Major Appling...
Niles Weekly Register, Sat., Oct. 15, 1814 
TextNewspapers    From Ontario, besides the information contained in Commodore Chauncey's letters inserted below, we learn that our fleet had come to Sackets Harbor on the 7th, inst. supposed with a view of obtaining supplies. The enemy's great ship had not then sailed. A letter dated the 7th, says: -- "The ...
Sackett's Harbor 
TextNewspapers  "Sackett's Harbor," Niles Weekly Register, April 25, 1814  Sackett's Harbor . - Navy and army orders. - The commanding officers of the army, from recent information, know that the enemy have spies in and about the harbor. To detect and bring them to punishment is the duty of every good and honest citizen. Any person or persons who will apprehend and ...
Oswego. Second attempt of the enemy 
TextNewspapers  "Oswego. Second attempt of the enemy," Niles Weekly Register, June 4, 1814  Oswego. Second attempt of the enemy. Troy, May 21 - About noon, on the 17th instant the British appeared again off Oswego, with a much larger force than before, and had already got a number of men in their boats, for the purpose of landing, but the militia and regulars had collected on the ...
The United States frigate Mohawk 
TextNewspapers  "The United States frigate Mohawk," Niles Weekly Register, June 25, 1814  The United States frigate Mohawk, to carry 54 guns, was launched at Sackett's Harbor on the 11th inst. As all her guns, &c. were ready, it is probably she is this day nearly ready for the lake. The Superior is completely fitted. Chauncey has been out on the lake to try the trim of his new ...
Niles Weekly Register, June 25, 1814 
TextNewspapers    The British officers and men captured at Sandy Creek (says the Albany Argus) speak in the highest terms of commendation of Major Appling and his rifle corps, to whose humanity and spirited conduct they are probably indebted for the preservation of their lives. The Indians were first to reach the...
Niles Weekly Register, June 25, 1814 
TextNewspapers    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...
A good prize on Ontario 
TextNewspapers  "A good prize on Ontario," Niles Weekly Register, Oct. 29, 1814  A good prize on Ontario. - On the 30th Sept. a gig belonging to the Superior with an officer and 4 men only, captured near the mouth of the St. Lawrence, 6 boats manned with 35 men (armed) laden with wine, brandy, crates and dry goods , bound to Kingston, and brought them safe into the...
Lieutenant-Colonel Appling. 
TextNewspapers  "Lieutenant-Colonel Appling.," Niles Weekly Register, 1814, page 30  Lieutenant-Colonel Appling. From the Georgia Argus AMONG the many heroic souls who have conspicuously distinguished themselves during the present just and holy contest, lieutenant-colonel Appling, from this state, deserves to be particularly noticed. his conduct has been marked by a daring ...
Attack on Oswego 
TextNewspapers  "Attack on Oswego," Niles Weekly Register, May 28, 1814  Attack on Oswego. The official account of the attack on this place is inserted below; yet the affair was so honorable to the brave men engaged in it, that we feel it an act of justice to notice some unofficial details. A letter from Sackett's Harbor, dated May 13, published in the Albany ...

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