From the History of the American Troops*..:
*Having reduced Fort Erie, the General immediately proclaimed martial law.
"The war of 1812 had broken out and the young Republic of the United States, from its eastern to its western boundary, labored in the throes of a bloody struggle which, if terminated unsuccessfully, signified the loss of all that the Revolution, at the cost of innumerable lives, had striven to obtain."
The website, Constitution Vs. Java, contended that "The clash between USS Constitution and HMS Java was the third American frigate victory of the War of 1812 and in many ways the most significant."Read how the battle unfolded here.
"In 1814, both sides were working to come to a resolution and agreed to discuss peace terms. A meeting in Belgium of American delegates and British commissioners ended with the signing of the Treaty of Ghent on December 24, 1814."
The Allen Browne blog also has a post about the monument and the events surrounding it.
...Major General Macomb became one of the sureties of Samuel Champlain, lieutenant of artillery, in a bond to the United States as a paymaster of the army;...a suit has been instituted against the memorialist and is now pending against him in the name of the United Stales for the recovery of the sum of $10,000.
29 November 1812
Receive Pay Until 8 December 1812
From The American Revolution:
|Source Of Birdseye View Of Detroit/Windsor|
*Miss Mary J. Welsh was born at St. Stephens, Ala., Nov. 9, 1823. Her father, Capt. George Welsh...took part in the War of 1812, being mustered out of service at Fort Claiborne, Ala.**, and settling at St. Stephens in the same State. In 1833 Miss Welsh's family removed to what afterwards became Kemper county, Miss (then called the "Choctaw Nation").
|Bridge Over Bodka Creek At Google Maps|
|Source (Page 143 - See Description Below)|
Figure 5-38. Thomas Freeman’s ca. 1817 plat of Township 7 North, Range 5 East, showing Fort Claiborne, the Town of Claiborne... .
|Jim's Photo Of The Tennessee River|
There is a portrait of George Lowry here.
|Source Of Bladensburg, Maryland, Battle Map|
From one of my earlier posts, Excavation At Bladensburg.
|Jim's Photo of William Weatherford's Grave North Of Mobile, Alabama|
|Jim's Photo From A Sign At Horseshoe Bend Battlefield, Alabama|
*"Annotation: The Creek defeat at the battle of Horseshoe Bend not only stripped the Creeks of half their land, it also dramatically weakened their capacity to resist white encroachments into what would become the Old South's richest cotton growing regions."
...Let us begin with the exception, viz. that I ordered $30 to be paid to Sergeant Childers, who had apprehended and killed Neil Cameron. The regulations of the War Department authorize the payment of that sum, to such person as shall apprehend and deliver up a deserter. Now, that Cameron was a deserter, and that Childers apprehended him, is not denied by any one...
Notes On The Ohio Militia during the War of 1812 by James T. Brenner, included:
More about the militia from the University of Dayton website:
Specific action for the Ohio Militia in the War of 1812:
"CHRISTY, WILLIAM H. (1791–1865). William H. Christy, soldier, lawyer, merchant, and friend of the Texas Revolution, was born on December 6, 1791, in Georgetown, Kentucky, the son of George and Mary (Cave) Christy."
In due time the ship "Lexington" was despatched to bring the remains of Oliver Hazard Perry to Newport, and on December 4th, 1826, the re-interment took place in the Common Burial Ground.
See the list of deserters included on the site.
A soldier from the 41st mentioned in British Graves Near Fort Stephenson.