By John R. Elting
All started in lack of know-how of the army proof of lifestyles, fought with uncooked troops, commonly incompetent officials, and insufficient logistics, the battle of 1812 was once a close to catastrophe for the fledgling usa. This new volune in Algonquin's significant Battles and Campaigns sequence tells how our country's such a lot "unmilitary" warfare used to be fought and nearly misplaced. 12 pages of illustrations. sixteen maps.
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Another 50 men or so garrisoned Fort Madison, on the west bank of the Mississippi, near the site of the mod5. Reports of Indian casualties were never certain. Indian accounts were incomplete at best; a body count was seldom exact because of the Indian custom of carrying off their dead whenever possible. If they left dead on the battleground, they had been thoroughly defeated. 24 A M A T E U R S , TO ARMS! ern Fort Madison, Iowa, periodically heckled by the Fox and Sac tribes, which claimed the fort had been built on their land.
Despite repeated orders from Eustis to take the offensive against Niagara and Kingston in order to fix British forces that might move against Hull, it was August 3 before the idea that he really should do something on the Niagara front penetrated Dearborn's equanimity. Having no idea what American troops were available there, he could only ask that some militia be mustered. Then, on August 9, he entered into a truce on the Champlain/Niagara fronts with Prevost. This truce was to be extended to Hull, if Hull so willed; Prevost was even willing to leave him in occupation of whatever Canadian territory he held at that time.
Brock had never seen Indian warfare; Hull had. Through the 1777 campaign, Burgoyne's Indian auxiliaries had harried the upper Hudson valley, and H u l l — t h e n a reliable officer who could hold a rear guard steady—had learned the look of a scalped child's sagging little face, of a flaming farm house and the mangled women's bodies scattered about it. His own daughter and her children were with him; the families of the citizens of Detroit, many of whom he knew from his years as governor, were his responsibility.