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Battle of Fort Meigs...



Item # 681330

May 26, 1813

NEW-YORK HERALD, May 26, 1813 

* Siege of Fort Meigs - Ohio
* William Henry Harrison


Beginning on the front page and taking over half of page 3 are various fine & detailed accounts of the siege of Fort Meigs.
A British force under Brigadier-General Henry Procter failed to capture Fort Meigs, but they did win a victory over an American relief force. Work on building Fort Meigs began after the American defeat at Frenchtown in January of 1813, ending any chance of a winter campaign recapturing Detroit.
Four pages, archivally rejoined at the spine, minor rubbing wear, mostly good condition.

Item from Catalog 318 (released for May, 2022)...

Category: War of 1812