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tion between the Fox and Adeline. 5. Annapolis and Baltimore

threatened. 6. Burning of the villages of Havre-de-Grace, &c. 7. At-

tack on Craney Island. 8. Outrages at Hampton. 9. Decatur's

squadron driven into New London. 10. Attempt to blow up the Ra-

milies. 11. Explosion of a torpedo

83

CHAPTER VII.-9.1. Cruises on lake Erie. 2. Capture of the Brit-

ish squadron. 3. Evacuation of Malden and Detroit. 4. Capture of

the British army. 5. Moderation of the conquerors. 6. Expedition

to the Peoria lake. 7. Inactivity of the army at Fort George. 8.

Chauncey's cruises on lake Ontario. 9. Engagement with the Royal

George under Kingston batteries. 10. Engagement with Yeo's squa-

dron. 11. Yeo chased round the lake. 12. Chauncey's second engage-

ment with Yeo. 13. Capture of the British transports

91

CHAPTER VIII.- 1. Movements on lake Champlain. 2. General

Hampton invades Canada. 3. Wilkinson moves down the St. Lawrence.

4. Battle of Williamsburgh. 5. Hampton declines a junction. 6.

The army moves into winter-quarters. 7. Evacuation of Fort

George. 8. Fort Niagara taken by storm. 9. The Niagara frontier

laid waste

108

CHAPTER IX.- 1. Events on the southern frontier. 2. Seizure of

Mobile. 3. War with the Creek Indians. 4. Capture of Fort Mims.

5. Battle of Tallushatches. 6. Battle of Talledega. 7. Destruction

of the Hillibee towns._ 8. Battle of Autossee. 9. Expedition to the

Tallapoosie river. 10. Prospects of peace. 11. Retaliation. 12. Cor-

respondence on the employment of the Indians

118

OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS.

American and British manifestoes

(1

American and British proclamations on the invasion of Canada

(31

American and British accounts of the capture of Michillimackinac (36

Attack on the British advanced posts at the river Aux Canards [39

American and British accounts of the surrender of the army under

general Hull

(40

Evacuation of Chicago

Cruize of the squadron under commodore Rodgers

Escape of the Constitution

[70

Captain Hull's second cruize

[74

American and British accounts of the capture and destruction of

the Guerriere

Cruize of the Essex

Capture of the Nautilus

(89

Cruize of commodore Rodgers

American and British accounts of the capture of the Frolic and

Wasp

(93

American and British accounts of the capture of the Macedonian (96

Capture of the Caledonia and the Detroit

(99

Battle of Queenstown

[105

Affair at St. Regis

(110

Cruize of the squadron on lake Ontario

(112

Cannonading between Forts George and Niagara

(116

General Smyth's expedition

(118

Indian warfare

American and British accounts of the capture and destruction of

the Java

[154

CONTENTS.

ANNALS OF AMERICA.

CHAPTER I.-51. Introduction. 2. Expedition of general Hull. 3. March through the Indian country. 4. Invasion of Canada. 5. Reconnoitering on the Thames. 6. Attack on the British advanced posts. 7. Fall of Michillimackinac. 8. Policy of Britain and America towards the Indians. 9. Skirmishing. 10. American supplies intercepted. 11. Battle of Maguago. 12. Canada evacuated. 13. Detroit summoned. 14. Surrender of the army. 15. Massacre at Chi. cago

1 CHAPTER II.- 1. Character of the American navy. 2. Cruise of

the squadron under commodore Rodgers. S. Pursuit of the Belvidera., 4. Escape of the Constitution. 5. Capture of the Guerriere. 6. Cruise of the Essex. 7. Rodgers' second cruise. 8. The Argus. 9. Capture of the Macedonian. 10. Capture of the Frolick and Wasp. 11. Affairs on the lakes. 12. Capture of the Caledonia and De.

troit. 13. Battle of Queenstown. 14. Smyth's abortive expedition 13 CHAPTER III.- 1. Military ardour of the western states. 2. Fort

Wayne relieved. 3. Indian expeditions. 4. March through the wilderness to Fort Defiance. 5. Failure of Tupper's projected expedition. 6. Expedition to the rapids of the Miami. 7. Second expedition thither. 8. Siege of Fort Harrison. 9. Relief of that post. 10. Expedition against the Peoria towns. 11. Destruction of the Indian towns on the Wabash. 12. Destruction of the Indian towns

on the Mississinewa. 13. Expedition against the Florida Indians 29 CHAPTER IV:-$1. The Bonne Citoyenne challenged. 2. Capture

and destruction of the Java. 3. Capture and destruction of the Peacock. 4. Cruise of the Chesapeake. 5. Captured by the Shannon. 6. Capture of the Argus. 7. Capture of the Boxer. 8. Cruise of the President and Congress. 9. Cruise of the Essex. 10. Loss of national vessels. 11. American privateers. 12. The Rolla. 13. The Comet. 14. The General Armstrong. 15. The Decatur

45 CHAPTER V.__$1. Battle near the River Raisin. 2. Battle of French

town. 3. Massacre of the prisoners. 4. Fort Meigs constructed. 5. Siege of Fort Meigs. 6. Skirmishing on the St. Lawrence. 7. Capture of Ogdensburg. 8. Capture of York. 9. Capture of Fort George. 10. Generals Chandler and Winder made prisoners. 11. Capture of Berstler's detachment. 12. Attack on Sackett's Harbour. 13. Sodus burnt. 14. Second attempt on Sackett's Harbour. 15. Attack on Black Rock. 16. Siege of Lower Sandusky CHAPTER VI.-1. Norfolk threatened by a British squadron. 2. Bom

bardment of Lewistown, 3. Capture of the Dolphin, &c. 4. AcVOL. 11.

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- tion between the Fox and Adeline. 5. Annapolis and Baltimore threatened. 6. Burning of the villages of Havre-de-Grace, &c. 7. Attack on Craney Island. 8. Outrages at Hampton. 9. Decatur's squadron driven into New London. 10. Attempt to blow up the Ramilies. 11. Explosion of a torpedo

83 CHAPTER VII.-5. 1. Cruises on lake Erie. 2. Capture of the Brit.

ish squadron. 3. Evacuation of Malden and Detroit. 4. Capture of the British army. 5. Moderation of the conquerors. 6. Expedition to the Peoria lake. 7. Inactivity of the army at Fort George. 8. Chauncey's cruises on lake Ontario. 9. Engagement with the Royal George under Kingston batteries. 10. Engagement with Yeo's squadron. 11. Yeo chased round the lake. 12. Chauncey's second engagement with Yeo. 13. Capture of the British transports

91 CHAPTER VIII.- 1. Movements on lake Champlain. 2. General

Hampton invades Canada. 3. Wilkinson moves down the St. Lawrence. 4. Battle of Williamsburgh. 5. Hampton declines a junction. 6. The army moves into winter.quarters. 7. Evacuation of Fort George. 8. Fort Niagara taken by storm. 9. The Niagara frontier laid waste

108 CHAPTER IX.- 1. Events on the southern frontier. 2. Seizure of

Mobile. 3. War with the Creek Indians. 4. Capture of Fort Mims. 5. Battle of Tallushatches. 6. Battle of Talledega. 7. Destruction of the Hillibee towns. _8. Battle of Autossee._9. Expedition to the Tallapoosie river. 10. Prospects of peace. 11. Retaliation. 12. Correspondence on the employment of the Indians

118 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS. American and British manifestoes American and British proclamations on the invasion of Canada (31 American and British accounts of the capture of Michillimackinac (36 Attack on the British advanced posts at the river Aux Canards

(39 American and British accounts of the surrender of the army under general Hull

[40 Evacuation of Chicago

[60 Cruize of the squadron under commodore Rodgers

(62 Escape of the Constitution Captain Hull's second cruize American and British accounts of the capture and destruction of the Guerriere

[76 Cruize of the Essex Capture of the Nautilus

[89 Cruize of commodore Rodgers

(91 American and British accounts of the capture of the Frolic and Wasp

(93 American and British accounts of the capture of the Macedonian (96 Capture of the Caledonia and the Detroit

(99 Battle of Queenstown

[105 Affair at St. Regis

[110 Cruize of the squadron on lake Ontario

(112 Cannonading between Forts George and Niagara General Smyth's expedition

(118 Indian warfare

(122 American and British accounts of the capture and destruction of the Java

[154

(70 [74

(82

(116

(177

Cruize of the Chesapeake

[161 Capture and shipwreck of the Vixen

(162 Capture and destruction of the Peacock

(165 American and British accounts of the capture of the Chesapeake (169 Capture of the Fly

(173 Capture of the Dominica

(173 Capture of the Argus

(174 Capture of the Boxer

(175 Cruize of commodore Rodgers Capture of the Dart

[181 Cruize of the Essex

(182 Proceedings of the north-western army

(187 American and British accounts of the capture of York

[215 Capture of Fort George

[224 American and British accounts of the attack on Sackett's Harbour 230 American and British accounts of the capture of generals Chandler and Winder

[237 American and British accounts of the capture of the detachment under colonel Bærstler

[242 Skirmishes at Fort George

[246 Siege of Lower Sandusky

[251 Operations of the blockading squadron

(257 Cruizes of commodore Chauncey on lake Ontario

(280 Capture of the British squadron on lake Erie

[ 295 Capture of the British army under general Proctor

[298 British account of the defeat of general Proctor and captain Barclay

[305 British account of a skirmish with the advanced guard of the army under general Hampton

[313 Operations of the army under general Wilkinson

(315 War with the Creek Indians

[328 American and British accounts of the capture of Fort Niagara, and the desolation of that frontier

[347

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