Friday, December 20, 2013

Diary Of Thomas McCrae

From The Documentary History of the Campaign Upon the Niagara Frontier ...:

Diary of  Thos. McCrae, Sr. [Source]

Sunday, 19th Dec. 1813
Some of the American light horse passed here this evening, the army encamped at the *Widow Dolsen's. I have not heard the number. *Biographies of Dolsens 

Monday, 20th Dec 1813
A detachment of the American army arrived here to day under the command of Major Langham. They camped all round the house The Major authorized me to swear the inhabitants here by administering an oath of neutrality.

Tuesday, 21st Dec 1813
The American army started this afternoon on their way to Detroit.

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